Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: STARS

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
736Higgins (1923) STARSSTARSTAR: Elevated vertical indices striking each other at the tips; or, the tip of one pushed up against and past the side of the other alternately.129hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=736&refid=higgins1923
874Long (1918) STARSSTARSSTAR: Hold the "G" hands up in front, pointing the forefingers upward toward the stars; bring the right back a little and then strike the left forefinger with the right, carrying it along the length of the finger; do the same with the other hand and repeat this motion several times.96hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=874&refid=long1918
533Michaels (1923) STARSSTARSTAR: 1. Point the index fingers one after the other heavenward. 2. Spread out the fingers of one hand and draw it toward you, wiggling the fingers: for brightness. Look upward.114hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=533&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
244Erd (1913) stars-shakeN/Apose:step-back YELL(pitch,2h) BRING(up,pitch,-to-rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against-rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against-lt) HEAR(pitch) cl:55(up,shaking-spreads), STAR++(lt-to-rt) SKY cl:5(stars-shake,lt-to-rt), FEEL SAME(lt) WITH 3P-POSS(lt) GRIEVE(bow).26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=244
421McGregor (1913) STARSN/A1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) FATHER STRONG OVER-ALL SUN STARS WORLD.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=421