Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: TAKE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
370Long (1918) KEEPKEEP, TAKE CARE OF, BE CAREFULKEEP, TAKE CARE, BE CAREFUL WITH: Hold left "V" hand with ends of fingers pointing outward, forefinger up. With right hand in similar position place it on the other so that the little-finger edge of the right hand rests on forefinger edge of left and all four fingers extend out one above the other (or crosswise); raise the right hand a little and throw it down again; repeat several times. To indicate great care, move the hands together slowly up and down, or giving them a circular motion; throwing the hands together in this position warningly at one is to indicate the idea one had better look out. VIII,178.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=370&refid=long1918
444Long (1918) REMOVESUBTRACT, TAKE AWAY, ABSENCE, DEFICIENCYSUBTRACT, TAKE AWAY FROM, also denoting ABSENCE or DEFICIENCY: Hold open left hand with palm toward self; throw the ends of the fingers of the other hand with a scratching motion downward against the palm of the left, drawing it down and away from the hand as if taking off something.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=444&refid=long1918
362Long (1918) TAKETAKETAKE: Reach out the hand, grasp imaginary object and draw it toward you.49hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=362&refid=long1918
472Long (1918) TAKE-UPASSUME (take up)ASSUME (to take hold of a project or business): Reaching out both hands at the same time, make a grasping motion as if taking up something and lift the hands somewhat. At first the hands are open and they assume the "S" position as they are lifted. Add motion of lifting the burden upon the shoulders to indicate taking the responsibility.59hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=472&refid=long1918
380Michaels (1923) MEDICINE~TAKE-PILLMEDICINEMEDICINE: 1. Rub the tip of the middle finger of your right hand in the palm of your left hand. 2. Go through motion of taking something from the left palm and putting it to your mouth to taste. 3. Have expression.88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=380&refid=michaels1923
561Michaels (1923) TAKETAKETAKE: 1. Move one hand forward with the palm turned down. 2. Close the fingers over the imaginary object to be taken. 3. Draw the hand toward you. 4. See carry.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=561&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
100Draper (1915) TAKE-UPN/Afs:IF 1P-IX fs:COULD TAKE-UP(ctr-to-rt) SEVERAL(2h) HEAVY(int) INSULT++(-to-1P) COME(1h) HERE TO 1P-IX NOW STILL(2h) TIME-PERIOD (false_start) COLLECT TIME-PERIOD HUSH~QUIET THINKING, 1P-IX APPRECIATE SEEK THAT(1h) ASK-QUESTION ABOUT ESTABLISH COLLEGE DEAF. 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=100
31Gallaudet (1910) TAKEN/AOFTEN ON WAY cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt) MALE~FEMALE~PEOPLE(rf) MONEY SOMETIMES PLOW TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt,at_rt) SHEEP COW(2h). 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=31
36Gallaudet (1910) TAKEN/AOFTEN ON WAY cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt) MALE~FEMALE~PEOPLE(rf) MONEY SOMETIMES PLOW TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt,at_rt) SHEEP COW(2h). 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=36
54Gallaudet (1910) TAKEN/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=54
61Gallaudet (1910) TAKEN/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=61
733Gallaudet (1910) TAKEN/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=733
749Gallaudet (1910) TAKEN/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=749
711Hotchkiss (1913) TAKE~ALL-OVERN/ABUT DEVIL+++ SEE(-to-lt) pn:JESUS(lt) DIE(1h,l-hand,lt), pose:hands-in-air HAPPY pose:stomping-and-wringing-hands NOW 1P-IX CAN TAKE(2h,-to-lc)~ALL-OVER(lc) ALL(exp) EARTH(lc) TRUE(int)66hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=711
384McGregor (1913) TAKE~RICHN/ABUT fs:IF 1P-IX-PL SEE MALE SEVERAL(2h,rt) TAKE(2h-alt,ctr-to-rt)~RICH(rt) AND MANY+(lc) HAVE ENOUGH NOT, 1P-IX-PL UNDERSTAND THAT(2h) BECAUSE 3P-IX(rt) UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING 3P-SELF(rt) TRUE TAKE(2h-alt,ctr) 3P-POSS(rt) fs:OWN(int) MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=384
399McGregor (1913) TAKEN/ABUT fs:IF 1P-IX-PL SEE MALE SEVERAL(2h,rt) TAKE(2h-alt,ctr-to-rt)~RICH(rt) AND MANY+(lc) HAVE ENOUGH NOT, 1P-IX-PL UNDERSTAND THAT(2h) BECAUSE 3P-IX(rt) UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING 3P-SELF(rt) TRUE TAKE(2h-alt,ctr) 3P-POSS(rt) fs:OWN(int) MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=399
614McGregor (1913) TAKEN/AWHEN WORLD UNDERSTAND CLEAR pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(up,rt) WORD+, 1P-POSS-PL FATHER IN 3P-POSS(rt) TRUE MEANING, FUTURE(2h) TAKE(2h-alt) STRUGGLE, WAR STOP(int) END AND 3P-POSS(up,int,rt) KING TRUE COME(-from-up) ON EARTH.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=614
120Veditz (1913) TAKE-AWAYN/ABUT YEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-ctr) TEACH+~AGENT TAKE-AWAY(1h,dn,lt-to-rt) fs:NO LISTEN(dn-to-rt) TO 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-ctr) PLEAD+.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=120
566Veditz (1913) TAKEN/AONE NEW R-A-C-E O-F P-H-A-R-O-A-H-S T-H-A-T N-E-V-E-R(lt-to-rt) K-N-E-W J-O-S-E-P-H(ctr-to-rt), NOW(1h) TAKE++(2h-alt,rt-to-lt) OVER-ALL MANY+(slightly_to_rt) 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) pn:AMERICA SCHOOL++.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=566