Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: SEVERAL

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
62Long (1918) SEVERALFEW, SEVERALFEW, SEVERAL: Extend, or straighten the fingers of the right "A" hand one at a time, beginning with the forefinger.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=62&refid=long1918
207Michaels (1923) SEVERALFEWFEW: 1. Relax the fingers one after the other from the closed fist. 57hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=207&refid=michaels1923
510Michaels (1923) SEVERALSCARCESCARCE: 1. See sign for few.110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=510&refid=michaels1923
131Michaels (1923) SEVERAL~CLASSCOMPANYCOMPANY: 1. With the fingers closed hold the right hand in front of you. 2. Relax one finger after the other, meaning several. 3. Bring both hands up to the breast with the palms outward. 4. Move the hands out forward with the fingers bent inward a little.44hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=131&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
101Draper (1915) SEVERALN/Afs:IF 1P-IX fs:COULD TAKE-UP(ctr-to-rt) SEVERAL(2h) HEAVY(int) INSULT++(-to-1P) COME(1h) HERE TO 1P-IX NOW STILL(2h) TIME-PERIOD (false_start) COLLECT TIME-PERIOD HUSH~QUIET THINKING, 1P-IX APPRECIATE SEEK THAT(1h) ASK-QUESTION ABOUT ESTABLISH COLLEGE DEAF. 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=101
125Fay (1913) SEVERALN/ABUT BEFORE THAT(1h) DURING MONTH J-U-N-E GO-TO(rt) THERE(rt) CITY++ pn:WASHINGTON-DC STAY SEVERAL(2h) DAY+.8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=125
274Fay (1913) SEVERALN/AEXACT TIME+~SEVEN D-M pn:PEDRO ARRIVE WITH SEVERAL(2h,rc) MALE~FANCY++ CLASS(rc) 3P-POSS(lt) ...20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=274
71Gallaudet (1910) SEVERALN/AAND FEMALE~FANCY LEAVE-THERE(-to-rt) GOING(-to-lt) INN(lt) AND STAY DAY(1h) SEVERAL SICK AND(rf) DIE(1h).7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=71
279Gallaudet (1910) SEVERALN/A3P-IX(lc) CLASS IN CITY(lc) L-Y-N-T-O-N DURING WEEK(rep) SEVERAL(l-hand) 27hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=279
484Gallaudet (1910) SEVERALN/AFROM L-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) SEVERAL(2h) BEAUTIFUL WAY(rep2x) FOR cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride,rt) OR WALK ALL-OVER T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=484
857Gallaudet (1910) SEVERAL~HUNDREDN/AONE OLD(2h)~HABIT PAST(2h) SEVERAL~HUNDRED Y-E-A-R-S73hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=857
950Gallaudet (1910) SEVERALN/ALIVE MORE FUTURE WEEK(rep) SEVERAL IMPROVE STRONG81hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=950
990Gallaudet (1910) SEVERALN/AAND NOW WORD SEVERAL(2h) TO DEAF CLASS pn:AMERICA86hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=990
59Hotchkiss (1913) SEVERALN/AAND DURING 1P-IX RELATED THAT(lc) SCHOOL(lc) 1P-IX MINGLE(lc) SEE(-to-lt) GET~LEARN FROM SEVERAL(l-hand)/IX(r-hand)) MOST+(lt-to-rt) TEACH~AGENT 3P-POSS(lt) DEAF5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=59
443Hotchkiss (1913) MONTH-2~3-severalN/ATHAT(1h,lt) STATUE 3P-IX-PL(ctr) MONEY~PAY(2h-alt) MONTH-2~3-several++ UP-TILL-NOW FOR MAKE SCULPT cl:BB(scrape-clean) CHANGE EXACT AGAIN44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=443
456Hotchkiss (1913) SEVERALN/Apn:CLERC LOOK-AT(1h,circ,-to-lt) DURING MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) SEVERAL GO-TO(lt-to-rt) LOOK-AT(1h, -to-rt)45hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=456
504Hotchkiss (1913) SEVERALN/AAND TRUE YEAR SEVERAL FUTURE DEAF ALL-OVER MONEY~PAY(2h-alt) THREE~THOUSAND DOLLAR BUILD STATUE NEAT WITH cl-d-trace:X(profile) IN B-R-O-N-Z-E 3P-POSS(rt) pn:CLERC ESTABLISH(rt) THAT(1h,rt) AREA 3P-SELF AGO PICK-FROM(-from-rt)51hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=504
624Hotchkiss (1913) SEVERALN/A1P-IX APPRECIATE DISTRIBUTE SHOW SEVERAL(2h) 3P-POSS-DUAL(lt) STORY BUT HAVE NEGATIVE TIME-PERIOD59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=624
66McGregor (1913) SEVERALN/AOR 3P-SELF(rc) FRIEND FOLLOW~AGENT SEVERAL(2h) CLASS(diminutive,lt-to-rt), TELL-3P(rt) 1P-POSS-PL(at_rt) FATHER ASK-QUESTION?7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=66
383McGregor (1913) SEVERALN/ABUT fs:IF 1P-IX-PL SEE MALE SEVERAL(2h,rt) TAKE(2h-alt,ctr-to-rt)~RICH(rt) AND MANY+(lc) HAVE ENOUGH NOT, 1P-IX-PL UNDERSTAND THAT(2h) BECAUSE 3P-IX(rt) UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING 3P-SELF(rt) TRUE TAKE(2h-alt,ctr) 3P-POSS(rt) fs:OWN(int) MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=383
364Veditz (1913) SEVERALN/ABUT HAPPY+++ 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HAVE SEVERAL(2h,arc) OVER-ALL(int) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) S-I-G-N L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E CONTINUE WITH 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) 33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=364
384Veditz (1913) SEVERALN/ASEVERAL(2h) OTHER++ ALSO D-R J-O-H-N B. H-O-T-C-H-K-I-S-S(lt-to-rt), pn:HOTCHKISS, D-R E-D-W-A-R-D A-L-L-E-N F-A-Y(lt-to-rt), pn:FAY, R-O-B-E-R-T K M-C-G-R-E-G-O-R(lt-to-rt), pn:MCGREGOR, CONTINUE WITH 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=384
481Veditz (1913) SEVERALN/AHAVE F-I-L-M-S O-F pn:EMG, O-F pn:FAY(rc), O-F pn:HOTCHKISS(rc), O-F pn:MCGREGOR, AND SEVERAL(2h) OTHER++(ctr-to-rt).43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=481