Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: RED

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
653Higgins (1923) REDREDRED: Right index tip, palm inward, touches lips. (Pink: Index tip of "P" hand down across lips).115hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=653&refid=higgins1923
95Higgins (1923) RED~BLOODBLOODBLOOD: Right index tip to lips and then fingers pointing leftward oscillate as hand, palm inward, moves down, to indicate the flowing of blood.21hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=95&refid=higgins1923
99Higgins (1923) RED~EMBARRASSEDBLUSHBLUSH: Right index tip to lips to indicate "red" and then tips of "&" hand placed on cheek and opened against the face to show the spreading of red on the face. (Bashful) (Embarassed) (Confused).22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=99&refid=higgins1923
660Long (1918) REDREDRED: Draw the end of the forefinger of the "G" hand downward across the lower lip, two or three times.77hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=660&refid=long1918
808Long (1918) RED~BERRYSTRAWBERRYSTRAWBERRY: Make sign for "red" (draw forefinger across lip); grasp the thumb of the left "A" hand from the back with the right hand so that the fingers of the right clasp those of the left and the end of the right thumb nail rests against the back of the knuckle of the left thumb, thus indicating the size of the berry.90hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=808&refid=long1918
1079Long (1918) RED~BISHOPCARDINALCARDINAL: Red, bishop.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1079&refid=long1918
809Long (1918) RED~CHERRYCURRANTCURRANT: Sign "red" same as above (STRAWBERRY); then grasp the little finger of the left "I" hand as above (STRAWBERRY), only rest thumb against palm side of little finger.90hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=809&refid=long1918
784Long (1918) RED~cl-d:L:/B(circumference-in-palm)TOMATOESTOMATOES: Make sign for "red" (i.e., draw the forefinger of the right "G" hand downward against the lower lip); place the end of the right thumb in center of the left palm and with this as a pivot make a circle on the palm with end of the forefinger. Or, Draw the end of the right thumb around the outside of the left "S" hand as in slicing.88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=784&refid=long1918
167Long (1918) RED~EMBARRASSEDBLUSHBLUSH: Draw the end of the forefinger down across the lower lip to indicate the red color; bring the hand with thumb closed against ends of fingers up to the side of the cheek, then holding it easily against the cheek suddenly throw out the thumb and fingers to indicate diffusion of color. V,88.30hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=167&refid=long1918
788Long (1918) RED~RADISHRADISHRADISH: Make sign for "red" (see "tomatoes") and then draw the left forefinger between the thumb and forefinger of the right hand to indicate its shape.88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=788&refid=long1918
489Michaels (1923) REDREDRED: 1. Move the index finger downward across your lips.107hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=489&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
98Erd (1913) RED~FIRE smokeN/Aold nokomis:pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing NEGATIVE(up) 1P-POSS BABY TELL-2P(-to-lt) OLD(1h) FATHER THERE(-to-lc) THAT(1h) 2P-IX SEE RED~FIRE cl:55(smoke) BLACK cl:55(smoke,2h-to-1h_floating-to-rt) old nokomis:pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing NEGATIVE(up) 1P-POSS BABY TELL-2P(-to-lt) OLD(1h) FATHER THERE(-to-lc) THAT(1h) 2P-IX SEE RED~FIRE-to-cl:55(smoke) BLACK cl:55(smoke,2h-to-1h_floating-to-rt) 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=98
300Erd (1913) RED~glimmerN/ASAY gs:NOTHING WORD++(arc,lt-to-lc) DO(pitch,rt) gs:NOTHING SEEM SAME KNOW gs:NOTHING WHEN ALL-NIGHT~cl:C//B(sunrise,lt) RED~cl:5(glimmer,lt), KNOW(pitch) gs:NOTHING WHEN AFTERNOON~cl:F//B(sunset,rt) cl:B(darkness-come-down,rt) DARK(rt) SUN~cl:C(moonrise-to-apex,rt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=300
450Gallaudet (1910) REDN/ABUT SOME NEGATIVE GROW(rep,rt) W-I-L-D AND(l-hand) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) DURING MONTH S-E-P-T NAMED H-E-A-T-H-E-R VERY BEAUTIFUL RED(rep4x) ALL-OVER. 41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=450
466Gallaudet (1910) REDN/ANEAR(rep) THAT(1h) H-E-A-T-H-E-R, LAND PLACE(-to-rt) WITH G-O-R-S-E YELLOW BEAUTIFUL VERY ALL-OVER(2h,l-hand_static,rc) AND(l-hand) FROM-THEN-ON(-to-rt) B-R-A-K-E-N RED(l-hand) BLACK(l-hand) COLOR GROW(rep3x,small_arc_at_rt) AND DURING INDEFINITE LOOK-AT(1h+arc-to-rt) SEEM(2h) SAME ONE BEAUTIFUL ARTIST(rep5x,lt) cl-d-trace:11(picture-frame,lt) IN C-O-L-O-R 42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=466
818Gallaudet (1910) REDN/AMALE(l-hand) FEMALE(l-hand) FANCY(rep2x) FROM PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) FAR(rt) FAR(l-hand_dom,lt) FAR(ctr) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse), cl:LEGSonB(sidestraddle) IN CLOTHES RED AND VARIOUS CLOTHES GATHER ON A M-O-O-R MILE(rep,fwd) FOUR, FIVE FROM L-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) FOR(l-hand) SHOOT-GUN(rep,2h,rt-to-ctr) DEER(rep,2h)70hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=818
164Marshall (1920) REDN/A1P-IX(rf) gs:OVER-THERE(rt) gs:SEE cl-d:5(feather,circ-at-hat) HAT cl-i:XxXx++(pull-feather-dn,l-hand-hold-at-hat) RED BLUE WHITE BEAUTIFUL WONDERFUL25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=164
91McGregor (1912) RED~SUGARN/Abs:-to-rt gs:NO-NO 2P-IX UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING, 1P-IX-PL KNOW GOOD LIVE(rf) GIVE RED~SUGAR cl-d-trace:1onB(cake,3x).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=91