Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: SMALL

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
542Higgins (1923) SMALLNARROWNARROW: Both hands edgewise, palm towards palm, brought near each other from the sides. (Wide: Same as "Narrow" but hands moved apart.)96hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=542&refid=higgins1923
606Long (1918) SMALLNARROWNARROW: Place the open hands as above (WIDE), but farther apart, and then draw toward each other.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=606&refid=long1918
736Long (1918) SMALLSMALLSMALL: Hold the open hands out palm toward palm and press them toward each other, repeating several times. XV,295.84hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=736&refid=long1918
1149Long (1918) SMALL~LAW~BREAKSIN (venial)SIN (Venial): Small, sin.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1149&refid=long1918
531Michaels (1923) SMALLSMALLSMALL: 1. With the palms of the hands facing each other and the fingers bent in, move the hands toward and back from each other two times.114hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=531&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
93Dougherty (1913) MALE~small-heightN/AMALE~cl-d:B(small-height) NAME J-A-M-E-S Y-O-U-N-G S-I-M-P-S-O-N GROWUP GO-AWAY THROUGH(rf) COLLEGE U-N-I-V-E-R-S-I-T-Y O-F E-D-I-N-B-U-R-G.11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=93
151Fay (1913) SMALLN/ABUT 1P-IX-PL KNOW+++ DET-IX(rt) TIME-PERIOD SMALL+.10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=151
49Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~small-heightN/AONCE THAT(1h) CLASS ON WAY CATCH ONE FEMALE~FANCY pn:FRANCE WITH FEMALE~cl-d:B(small-height,l-hand) OLD(r-hand) FIVE(l-hand)5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=49
60Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~small-heightN/AAND CLASS TAKE(-from-lt) ALL 3P-POSS-PL MONEY EARRING~BROOCH~YELLOW AND FEMALE~cl-d:B(small-height) TAKE GO-AWAY(-to-lt_shoulder)6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=60
76Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~small-heightN/ATHAT(1h) FEMALE~cl-d:B(small-height,l-hand) TRUE CHANGE NAME L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E AND(l-hand) GROWUP(l-hand) IN CLASS(lt) THAT(1h,lt) F-A-M-I-L-Y 8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=76
103Gallaudet (1910) MALE~small-heightN/AAND 3P-SELF(lt) DURING MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) IN SCHOOL 3P-POSS(lt) FATHER GET cl:1(bullet-hit-body) DIE(1h,l-hand) FROM D-O-O-N-E-S CLASS(rc)10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=103
91Hotchkiss (1913) small-heightN/ATRUE DURING 1P-IX IN SCHOOL(lc) cl-d:B(small-height), THAT(1h,lc) MALE pn:CLERC C-L-E-R-C NEGATIVE TEACH(-to-lt)8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=91
206Hotchkiss (1913) MALE~small-heightN/A3P-SELF(rt) cl-d:55-to-AA(long-to-floor,coat) BLACK cl-d:FF++++(buttons-dn-front-double-breasted) WITH cl-d:XX(hat-brim) cl-d:11(hat-height), cl-d:B(round-top-of-head) BLACK DET-IX-PL(-to-X) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) NAMED(-to-rt) S-T-O-V-E-P-I-P-E H-A-T19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=206
313Hotchkiss (1913) MALE~small-heightN/AOTHER TIME-PERIOD pn:CLERC 3P-SELF(rc) SUMMONS(lc) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height,lt) GOING PASS(-to-rt) HOUSE ASK(rc) 2P-IX APPRECIATE++ TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ S-T-E-W-A-R-D(l-hand) OVER-ALL INSTITUTE(l-hand) TELL(-to-rt) COMMAND GO(rt-to-lt) WOOD BRING(rt-to-lt) 1P-IX30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=313
331Hotchkiss (1913) MALE~small-heightN/AMALE~cl-d:B(small-height) APPRECIATE pose:nod(-from-rt) GO-AWAY(l-hand,-to-lt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=331
336Hotchkiss (1913) MALE~small-heightN/ABUT THAT(1h) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) FORGET THINKING ABOUT PLAY++(lt-to-rt) FORGET~GONE TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ AND pn:CLERC GET DET-IX(rt) WOOD gs:NOTHING32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=336
355Hotchkiss (1913) MALE~small-heightN/ATOMORROW~2-3 DET-IX(rt) pn:CLERC MEET(-to-lt) THAT(rf) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height,lt) AGAIN33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=355
398Hotchkiss (1913) MALE~small-heightN/ATO LAST DET-IX(lt) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) TROUBLE TIRED cl-i:1(prodding-1P)39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=398
455Hotchkiss (1913) MALE~small-heightN/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=455
762Hotchkiss (1913) SMALLN/A1P-IX APPRECIATE STORY OTHER ABOUT TEACH~AGENT SIGN BUT TIME-PERIOD SMALL71hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=762
49Hubbard (1913) small-heightN/AJ-A-M-E-S A G-A-R-F-I-E-L-D 3P-POSS LIVE FULL LIKE HAPPEN++ FROM cl-d:B++(small-height) POOR GOING SUPERIOR+ RESPONSIBILITY MUCH.7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=49
279Hubbard (1913) SMALLN/ASMALL FROM-THEN-ON LITTLE-BIT MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE KNOW+ 3P-IX(rt) pose:nod 3P-POSS(rt) HOUR++ FEW END.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=279
42Marshall (1920) SMALLN/Acl-i:BB(place-on-wagon) ON cl-d-trace:11(wagon-wheels,bs:sideways) SMALL(exp), 1P-POSS DAD COW cl-i:XxXx(lasso-above-head) pose:pull-wagon(bs:rt-side) CANT(neg)6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=42
231McGregor (1913) SMALLN/ATELEGRAPH(-to-rt) TRAIN(-to-lt) cl-d:BB(railroad-wheels) ATTRACT PEOPLE NEAR++(ctr-to-rt-to-ctr), EARTH ALL(all_around,exp) SMALL(abrupt,int) SMALL+++24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=231
232McGregor (1913) SMALLN/ATELEGRAPH(-to-rt) TRAIN(-to-lt) cl-d:BB(railroad-wheels) ATTRACT PEOPLE NEAR++(ctr-to-rt-to-ctr), EARTH ALL(all_around,exp) SMALL(abrupt,int) SMALL+++24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=232