Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: RICH

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
663Higgins (1923) RICHRICHRICH: Back of right finger tips on the left supine palm to indicate "Money" and right prone or supine hand elevated from left to indicate heap of money. (Precious: "Rich" then right supine is placed under left supine to lift it up against the heart.)117hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=663&refid=higgins1923
584Long (1918) RICHRICHRICH: Place the "&" hand, back down, in the palm of the open left hand, as in the sign for "money;" (XXII,396) lift and let fall again once or twice and then draw it up, opening the hand and separating the fingers somewhat, indicating "much money," as if letting money fall from right into left hand.69hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=584&refid=long1918
490Michaels (1923) RICHRICHRICH: 1. Hold your left palm in front of you. 2. Pat in the palm with the back of the right hand. 3. Move the right hand up as far as convenient. The further up, the richer the person or thing is.107hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=490&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
32Cloud (1913) RICHN/A3P-SELF PASS-DOWN(rf) FANCY PEOPLE, RICH HAVE, LEARN WISE HAVE SOUL STRONG LOVE FEEL~PITY(2h) FOR(rf) PEOPLE, AND WITH EVERY++(linear) HOPE FOR(rf) GLORY SUCCEED IN ANY WORK WANT+, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=32
520Gallaudet (1910) RICHN/AHOUSE FANCY NEAT LARGE(lc) SHOW MALE~INDEFINITE RICH PLOW KEEP(lc) ALL-OVER 46hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=520
678Gallaudet (1910) RICHN/AVERY FANCY ROCK BUILD LARGE WITH cl-d:CC(rep2x,column,lt,ctr,rt) MALE RICH HAVE KEEP NOW60hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=678