Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: REMOVE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
443Long (1918) FIREDDISCHARGE, EXPEL, REMOVE FROM EMPLOYMENTDISCHARGE, EXPEL, REMOVE FROM EMPLOYMENT: Hold up the forefinger of left "G" hand and with the forefinger of other hand knock it down. Or, hold up left hand similarly and knock down. The former sign carries a suggestion of malice or vindictiveness. IX,200.55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=443&refid=long1918
444Long (1918) REMOVESUBTRACT, TAKE AWAY, ABSENCE, DEFICIENCYSUBTRACT, TAKE AWAY FROM, also denoting ABSENCE or DEFICIENCY: Hold open left hand with palm toward self; throw the ends of the fingers of the other hand with a scratching motion downward against the palm of the left, drawing it down and away from the hand as if taking off something.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=444&refid=long1918
1054Long (1918) REMOVESUBTRACTSUBTRACT: Holding the open left hand with palm toward self, strike the ends of the fingers of the right bent hand against its palm and drop the right hand down away from the left, as if taking something away from it. XXII,404.115hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1054&refid=long1918
119Michaels (1923) REMOVECHEATCHEAT: 1. Hold the left hand out before you so the palm of the hand will face you. 2. Make a snatch downward from the palm of the left hand with the right hand fingers.41hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=119&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
89Dougherty (1913) REMOVEN/AMOM~DAD BOTH DECIDE SPEND(rf)~COLLECT MONEY GIVE(-to-rt) SON GROWUP LEARN BECOME DOCTOR HELP FIND WAY T-O CHANGE(rf) REMOVE SUFFER-PAIN AMONG(rf) PEOPLE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=89
228Fox (1915) REMOVEN/ADET-IX(ctr) BRAVE ARMY+ LIVE AND DIE(2h) WHO(l-hand,rf) WAR HERE END MAKE~NEAT MOST THAN 1P-POSS-PL WEAK STRONG CAN ADD+(lc) THEN REMOVE(rc) 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=228
308Veditz (1913) REMOVEN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt) TRY REMOVE(int,lt-to-rt) SIGN FROM SCHOOL(lt) ROOM, FROM CHURCH, FROM(lt) EARTH; REMOVE(rt-to-lt) TRY+ S-O 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SIGN DETERIORATE+++.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=308
317Veditz (1913) REMOVEN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt) TRY REMOVE(int,lt-to-rt) SIGN FROM SCHOOL(lt) ROOM, FROM CHURCH, FROM(lt) EARTH; REMOVE(rt-to-lt) TRY+ S-O 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SIGN DETERIORATE+++.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=317