Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: TRAIN

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
1011Higgins (1923) TBDTRAIN"Car" "Smoke."158hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1011&refid=higgins1923
132Higgins (1923) TRAINCARCAR: Prone index and middle of left hand pointing outward, and prone right index and middle extended across the left index and middle and moved out the length of fingers of left. (Tracks: "Car" and indicate the rails). 27hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=132&refid=higgins1923
329Long (1918) TRAINCARSCARS: Hold out the left "H" hand, back up; place the right "H" flatwise on the knuckle of the middle and forefinger of left, then push the right "H" along the other as on a track; repeat the last motion, drawing the right hand back and forth several times. VIII,164.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=329&refid=long1918
330Long (1918) TRAIN~cl-d-trace:L:L:(tracks)RAILROAD-TRACKRAILROAD TRACK: Make sign for "cars," then with hand on either side of you indicate width of a rail by opening thumb and forefinger and push the hands along at the side to represent the rails.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=330&refid=long1918
483Michaels (1923) TRAINRAILROADRAILROAD: 1. Hold the left hand with the index and middle fingers extended and turned up. 2. Move the index and middle fingers of the right hand in a gliding way along on the back of the left hand index and middle fingers extended and back turned up.106hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=483&refid=michaels1923
593Michaels (1923) TRAIN~TRAVELTRAVELTRAVEL: 1. Sign railroad. 2. Move the index finger in a round-about way in front of you and above your head.126hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=593&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
263Hubbard (1913) TRAINN/A3P-IX(lt_dn) gs:WAVE(-to-rt) GO(l-hand,-to-lt) TRAIN H-O-S-P-I-T-A-L T-R-A-I-N gs:ARISE IN BRING+(ctr-to-lt) ACROSS(lt) COUNTRY(lt) TO(lt) WATER(rf)~cl-d:55(ocean) E-L-B-E-R-O-N.30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=263
224McGregor (1913) TRAINN/ATELEGRAPH(-to-rt) TRAIN(-to-lt) cl-d:BB(railroad-wheels) ATTRACT PEOPLE NEAR++(ctr-to-rt-to-ctr), EARTH ALL(all_around,exp) SMALL(abrupt,int) SMALL+++24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=224