Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: TALL

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
761Higgins (1923) TALLTALLTALL: Right vertical index, palm leftward, pushed up along front of left vertical hand, left palm outward. (The slower and larger the sign, the greater the height indicated.)134hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=761&refid=higgins1923
598Long (1918) TALLTALLTALL: Hold the open left hand pointing up; against the palm place the right "G" hand, end of finger pointing up; push the right hand upward the length of the left hand and beyond.71hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=598&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
62Erd (1913) TALLN/Aold nokomis: pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing pose:stop 1P-POSS BABY(swaying) TELL(-to-lt) OLD(1h,bow) FATHER THERE(rt,pitch) 2P-IX(lt) HEAR(pitch) THAT(1h) ALL-NIGHT WIND-BLOW(up)(swaying) AMONG TALL(lt) TREE(sweep-arc_lt-to-rt), pose:hands-clasped.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=62