Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: SUN

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
751Higgins (1923) cl-trace:1>O>5(sunshine)SUNSUN: Spell, or, right vertical index traces the sun's disc, in the sky, and right "&" hand, fingers pointing away from the disc, are opened as the hand descends. (Sunrise and sunset indicate the rising or setting). (Sun light).132hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=751&refid=higgins1923
872Long (1918) SUN~cl:O>5(shining)SUNSUN: Holding the forefinger of the right "G" hand pointing up toward the sky, describe a circle in the air with it; then bring hand to position of "&" turned and pointing down; then bring the hand downward, while the fingers are opened to "5," thus representing the beams of light from the sun; in this motion raise the hand back with a vibrating motion.96hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=872&refid=long1918
553Michaels (1923) cl-trace:1>O>5(sunshine)SUNSUN: 1. Look heavenward, moving your eyelids a little. 2. Make a circle in the air about the size of the sun as you see it. 3. Spread out the fingers of the hand, wiggle the fingers briskly and draw the hand toward you. Avert the head from the brightness.118hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=553&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
307Erd (1913) SUN~moonrise-to-apexN/ASAY gs:NOTHING WORD++(arc,lt-to-lc) DO(pitch,rt) gs:NOTHING SEEM SAME KNOW gs:NOTHING WHEN ALL-NIGHT~cl:C//B(sunrise,lt) RED~cl:5(glimmer,lt), KNOW(pitch) gs:NOTHING WHEN AFTERNOON~cl:F//B(sunset,rt) cl:B(darkness-come-down,rt) DARK(rt) SUN~cl:C(moonrise-to-apex,rt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=307
420McGregor (1913) SUNN/A1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) FATHER STRONG OVER-ALL SUN STARS WORLD.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=420