Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: SEEM

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
33Higgins (1923) SEEMAPPEARAPPEAR: Right vertical palm at the side of the head, palm outward and turned to palm inward. (Apparent) (Seem) (Appearance) (Look like) (Resemble).10hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=33&refid=higgins1923
248Long (1918) SEEMAPPEAR, SEEM, LOOK LIKEAPPEAR, SEEM, LOOK LIKE: Bring the open right hand up in front toward one side with the thumb edge toward self; turn the hand so as to present the palm toward self and fix the eyes upon it. VII,134.38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=248&refid=long1918
260Long (1918) SEEM~SAMERESEMBLE, LOOK LIKERESEMBLE, LOOK ALIKE: Make sign for "appear" and then bring forefingers of "G" hands down together, striking their sides one against the other as in "same."39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=260&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
7Draper (1915) SEEMN/AA-P-I-L ONE~THOUSAND EIGHT~HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR (glitch) PERSEVERE SEEM(2h) SAME AMERICA(rf) CANT(neg) SUCCEED MUST FAIL(nod).1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=7
294Erd (1913) SEEMN/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=294
171Gallaudet (1910) SEEMN/ASEEM(2h) HAPPEN LOVE~FALL(rep,dual,lt-and-ctr) 3P-IX-DUAL(lt-to-ctr) FIRST SEE18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=171
474Gallaudet (1910) SEEMN/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=474
531Gallaudet (1910) SEEMN/AAND 1P-IX-PL GET(lt) EAT UNDER(lt) LARGE(lt) TREE(l-hand_dom) SEEM(2h,lt) SAME OLD(2h) ENOUGH FOR YEAR(rep) THREE~HUNDRED PAST(l-hand) WHEN TIME-PERIOD O-F J-O-H-N47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=531
186Hubbard (1913) SEEMN/A3P-IX(rt) BODY(rf)~STRONG, HAPPEN MOMENT SEEM(2h) BLINK, 3P-IX(rt) BECOME cl:AA-to-BB(stricken,rt) pose:lay-there SUFFER-PAIN HELP 3P-SELF(rt) CANT+.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=186
174McGregor (1913) SEEMN/ATHINK~SUPERIOR DURING THAT(1h) TIME-PERIOD, WORLD SEEM(2h) LARGE(int) PEOPLE FEEL FAR(int,r-hand-to-rt) FAR(l-hand-to-lt) FAR(r-hand-to-rc) FEEL(1x) MINGLE CANT+++.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=174