Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: STRONG

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
746Higgins (1923) STRONGSTRONGSTRONG: Both partially closed hands horizontal, palm towards palm, lifted up-rightward and down with emphasis closed.131hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=746&refid=higgins1923
243Long (1918) STRONGCAN, ABILITY, POWERCAN, indicating ABILITY, POWER: Extend "S" hands forward from the sides, thumb ends up with elbows against sides; bring both hands down with a jerking motion. The sign for "strong" is very similar. The difference lies in the way the hands are moved. For "strength" they are moved somewhat sidewise with a slight circular motion. (pg 56) POWER,STRENGTH: Hold out the fists in front from the sides, elbows at sides;lift the fists toward the right, and throw them over the left with a circular or swinging motion and bring them down;keep them in the same relative position as to distance and direction of motion all the time.38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=243&refid=long1918
448Long (1918) STRONGPOWER, STRENGTHPOWER, STRENGTH: Hold out the fists in front from the sides, elbows at sides;lift the fists toward the right, and throw them over the left with a circular or swinging motion and bring them down;keep them in the same relative position as to distance and direction of motion all the time.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=448&refid=long1918
575Long (1918) STRONGSTRONGSTRONG: Hold out the "S" hands to the front from the side; moving them slightly to one side, describe a small arc or circle, making a show of using considerable force. The motion is something like slinging a sledge hammer. XII,236. The sign for "strong" is somewhat similar to that for "can;" in the latter no circular motion is given to the hands but they are brought straight down.68hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=575&refid=long1918
640Michaels (1923) gs:STROKE-ARMS~gs:STRONGWELL (adjective)WELL (adjective): 1. Sign good. Or, 1. Pass the palm of your right hand over your left arm. 2. Pass the left palm over the right arm. 3. Bring the fists of both hands down in a sudden jolt in front of you.135hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=640&refid=michaels1923
552Michaels (1923) STRONGSTRONGSTRONG: 1. Move the right hand along the left biceps. 2. Bring both fists out in front of you and move them downward in a sudden jolt. 3. Extend the breast and shoulders.118hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=552&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
38Cloud (1913) STRONGN/A3P-SELF PASS-DOWN(rf) FANCY PEOPLE, RICH HAVE, LEARN WISE HAVE SOUL STRONG LOVE FEEL~PITY(2h) FOR(rf) PEOPLE, AND WITH EVERY++(linear) HOPE FOR(rf) GLORY SUCCEED IN ANY WORK WANT+, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=38
238Draper (1915) STRONGN/AFIRST(2h) HAVE 3P-POSS(rt) FIRST(1h) PRESIDENT E-D-W-A-R-D G-L-A-U-D-E-T, ONE (glitch) ONE GOOD STRONG LOOK-AT(2h,split_arc) MAN; 25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=238
224Fox (1915) STRONGN/ADET-IX(ctr) BRAVE ARMY+ LIVE AND DIE(2h) WHO(l-hand,rf) WAR HERE END MAKE~NEAT MOST THAN 1P-POSS-PL WEAK STRONG CAN ADD+(lc) THEN REMOVE(rc) 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=224
119Gallaudet (1910) STRONGN/AAND J-O-H-N HAVE A FEEL STRONG AGAINST(rt) THAT(1h,rt) CLASS(rc)11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=119
416Gallaudet (1910) STRONGN/AAND THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(nod,2h,rt) HELP(rep) J-O-H-N CAUSE(-to-lt) FEEL(2h) HEART STRONG FOR SWEETHEART L-O-R-N-A CONTINUE(1h,l-hand)38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=416
952Gallaudet (1910) STRONGN/ALIVE MORE FUTURE WEEK(rep) SEVERAL IMPROVE STRONG81hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=952
124Hubbard (1913) STRONGN/ADURING TIME-PERIOD THAT(1h), COLLEGE IN pn:WASHINGTON-DC HAVE PROBLEM+TROUBLE, 3P-SELF SUPPORT HELP INFLUENCE MAKE MANY PEOPLE AGREE(lt) FUTURE(dn,lt) COLLEGE(lt) ESTABLISH(lt) ON(lt) STRONG(lt) CONTINUE(lt) UP-TILL-NOW~NOW(lt).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=124
181Hubbard (1913) STRONGN/ADURING BECOME TIRED FUTURE DECIDE OUT~GO-AWAY(-to-lt) REST COLLECT STRONG. 19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=181
418McGregor (1913) STRONGN/A1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) FATHER STRONG OVER-ALL SUN STARS WORLD.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=418
433McGregor (1913) STRONGN/A3P-SELF(up) STRONG CAN PROGRESS WITHOUT 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) HELP-3P(up)+41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=433
682McGregor (1913) STRONGN/ABECAUSE TRUE 2P-POSS(up,int) KING~OVER-ALL STRONG AND GLORY ALWAYS(int) CONTINUE PRAY pose:bow.63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=682