Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: STEAL

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
739Higgins (1923) STEALSTEALSTEAL: Left arm pointing towards right shoulder, and bent fingers of left "V" hand, palm inward, are used as a hook to take something from under the left elbow.130hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=739&refid=higgins1923
392Long (1918) STEALSTEALSTEAL: Hold out left hand pointing out edge down; reach right hand (or left "A" hand) under wrist, grasp imaginary object and draw it back. IX,187.52hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=392&refid=long1918
551Michaels (1923) STEALSTEALSTEAL: 1. Give a shy look around. 2. Put the right hand under the left forearm. 3. Go through motion of taking something from under the left forearm and putting it under your coat front. 4. Look this way and that.118hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=551&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
26Gallaudet (1910) ROBBER~STEAL~AGENTN/ABUT DET-IX(It) CLASS (It) ROBBER~STEAL~AGENT3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=26
732Gallaudet (1910) STEALN/AAND FROM-THEN-ON THAT(1h,rt) MALE YOUNG GET(2h) cl:1(bullet-hit-body) DIE(1h,l-hand) IN ONE ROBBER STEAL TAKE(rep2x,2h-alt,rt-to-ctr) RELATED T-H-E D-O-O-N-E-S 64hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=732
748Gallaudet (1910) STEALN/AVERY PITY(-to-rt) MALE~YOUNG DET-IX(rf,rt) VERY NOBLE NEAT TO ONE(int,l-hand) 3P-SELF(rt) OFFER(lt) STEAL(rep,lt) TAKE(rep2x,2h-alt)65hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=748