Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 1, 2024

Search: SERVE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
378Long (1918) SERVEWAIT ON, SERVEWAIT ON, SERVE, etc.: Hold out open hands, palms up, as if holding a tray; move hands from side to side simultaneously, first in one direction, then the other.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=378&refid=long1918
661Michaels (1923) SERVEWORSHIPWORSHIP: 1. Hold both hands with the palms turned out before you. 2. Move the hands simultaneously to the right then to the left two or three times. 3. Bow the head and have a respectable look.138hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=661&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
12McGregor (1912) SERVE~AGENTN/A3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE, UNDER SERVE~AGENT TROUBLE EAT HUNGRY GO-TO cl-d:55(river-to-lt) FOUNDATION(bridge) YELL(2h-alt) WANT(rf) BREAD++.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=12
29McGregor (1912) SERVE~AGENTN/Abs:-to-lt 3P-POSS(lt) SERVE~AGENT EAT WANT BREAD+.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=29
591McGregor (1913) SERVEN/AWORTH THING MOST ON EARTH gs:WHAT? SERVE TO OTHER OTHER(arc) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHer(glitch) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHER SISTER.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=591