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February 27, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
38Higgins (1923) GET-UPARISEARISE: Backs of right "V" fingers on left supine palm and then right inverted "V" tips on the left supine palm. (Get up) ("Stand up" from lying).11hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=38&refid=higgins1923
631Higgins (1923) PROGRESS-UPPROGRESSPROGRESS: Both bent hands horizontal, palm towards palm, moved forward; or, the same hands vertical, moved upward. (Advance) (Higher up).111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=631&refid=higgins1923
704Higgins (1923) UP-TILL-NOWSINCESINCE: Horizontal indices of prone hands, opposed before the left shoulder moved back-up-out-down-out.124hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=704&refid=higgins1923
52Higgins (1923) WAKE-UPAWAKEAWAKE: Thumb and index tip closed at corner of eye, open eye and separate thumb and index at same time.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=52&refid=higgins1923
422Long (1918) COLLIDECOLLIDE, "RUN UP AGAINST IT"COLLIDE, "RUN UP AGAINST IT": Hold the hands in front on opposite sides, the thumbs and middle fingers bent at the joint and held toward each other; bring the hands quickly together so that the fingers come violently together.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=422&refid=long1918
348Long (1918) GET-UPRISE, GET UPRISE, GET UP (from a fall or from a lying posture): Lay "V" back down, in palm of hand, and lift it to a standing position.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=348&refid=long1918
327Long (1918) PROGRESS-UPADVANCED, HIGHER UPADVANCED, HIGHER UP: Place bent hands in front, palms down, fingers pointing toward each other; raise the hands; if the progress upward is by stages, indicate by lifting the hands a small space at a time. VIII,163. 46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=327&refid=long1918
611Long (1918) PROGRESS-UPHIGH (2)HIGH (2): Using the bent hand, pointing the fingers out, raise the hand, and as the length of the arm is reached, extend the hand.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=611&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
758Long (1918) UP-TILL-NOWSINCESINCE: Place the forefingers of the "G" hands above the right shoulder, end to end, but not touching; giving each a turn so the ends describe circles opposite each other, bring them both forward to the front. XV,299.85hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=758&refid=long1918
503Long (1918) WAKE-UPWAKEWAKE: Place the closed "O" hands at the side of the eyes (one on either side) and quickly open the thumb and forefinger thus representing the opening of the eyelids.62hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=503&refid=long1918
252Long (1918) WEIGH-SCALE~DECIDEDECIDE, DETERMINE, RENDER JUDGMENT, MAKE UP ONE'S MINDDECIDE, DETERMINE, RENDER JUDGMENT, MAKE UP ONE'S MIND, etc.: After balancing hands as in preceding sign (JUDGE, WEIGH A THING, CONSIDER), bring them to an abrupt stop exactly opposite. Or touch forehead with forefingers, then bring the extended "O" hands down quickly, opposite and on the same level.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=252&refid=long1918
51Michaels (1923) cl:5slide-overS(ball)~gs:THROW-BALL-UPBALLBALL: 1. Hold your left fist in front of you. 2. Pass the right palm over it. 3. Make motion of throwing up and catching a ball.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=51&refid=michaels1923
497Michaels (1923) GET-UPRISE (3)RISE: To get up from bed: 1. Lay the index finger in the palm of the left hand. 2. Rise it up slowly.108hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=497&refid=michaels1923
289Michaels (1923) PROGRESS-UPHIGHHIGH: 1. Move the right hand as far up above the level of your head as you can. (If very high point the index finger way up.)73hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=289&refid=michaels1923
609Michaels (1923) UPUPUP: 1. Point upward, or move both hands upward.128hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=609&refid=michaels1923
624Michaels (1923) WAKE-UPWAKEWAKE: 1. Close the eyes. 2. Put the hands, with the fingers closed around the thumbs, to the eyes. 3. Relax the fingers from the thumbs and open the eyes.131hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=624&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
83Cloud (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/A3P-SELF DEVIATE FROM fs:THE WAY GLORY PEOPLE BEFORE FOLLOW AND MAKE NEW WAY AND MOST FOR 3P-SELF IN gs:WHAT FUTURE(2h) FOLLOW BY S-I-C-A-R-D, C-L-E-R-C, fs:THE G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T-S AND ALL WHO UP-TILL-NOW WHO FUTURE BECOME TRUE FRIEND TEACH~AGENT DEAF.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=83
105Dougherty (1913) SUCCEED~GOING-UPN/ASUCCEED~GOING-UP END PICK-FROM(-from-lt) TEACH IN COLLEGE.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=105
153Dougherty (1913) WAKE-UPN/A3P-IX(rf,rt) APPRECIATE NOT CHOOSE WHY(2h) N-I-T-R-O-U-S O-X-I-D-E OR L-A-U-G-H-I-N-G G-A-S DET-IX(rt) CONTINUE AWHILE(restr) FADE-AWAY STOP WAKE-UP.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=153
215Dougherty (1913) WAKE-UPN/AAWHILE DOCTOR WAKE-UP STOP, SEE (glitch) TWO DOCTOR~FANCY+ PLAY SILLY(2h-alt).23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=215
224Dougherty (1913) WAKE-UPN/ADOCTOR AWHILE(rf) WAKE-UP, AGAIN WANT cl-i:O(breathe-in) LONG~MOST.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=224
236Dougherty (1913) WAKE-UPN/AAWHILE(exp) LAST WAKE-UP, D-R S-I-M-P-S-O-N YELL E-U-R-E-K-A 1P-IX END(rf) FIND I-T NOW!26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=236
282Dougherty (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/A3P-IX C-H-E-A-T GOD BETRAY GOD ANGRY(1h) WITH PEOPLE DET-IX-PL UP-TILL-NOW TIME E-V-E TEMPT A-D-A-M EAT(2h-alt) APPLE.29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=282
47Draper (1915) PROGRESS-UPN/AIN THAT(2h) HOUR FEEL PROGRESS-UP BRING TO 3P-SELF ONE cl-d-trace:11(large-square-document) 3P-IX WRITE~PUT-DOWN 3P-POSS(rt) NAME PUT-DOWN.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=47
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
165Draper (1915) PROGRESS-UP~LEVELN/A1P-IX+ FEEL DEAF CAN PROGRESS-UP~LEVEL(exp). 19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=165
171Draper (1915) PROGRESS-UP~LEVELN/A1P-IX FEEL 3P-POSS(rt) DEAF HOPE++ PROGRESS-UP~LEVEL(exp) ALRIGHT+ GOOD(int). 20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=171
39Erd (1913) swirling-spray-of-water-upN/AHEAR(pitch) THERE(-to-rt) INITIAL-W~cl-d:55(falls-of-Minnehaha,rt_up-to-dn) cl:55(waters-striking-a-wall)+ cl:55(dn,swirling-spray-of-water-up) cl:55(settling-down) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A(rt) pose:open-arms(-to-lt) gs:COME-HERE(-to-lt), TO-1P 1P-IX FAR+(pitch).5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=39
102Erd (1913) hands-upN/Aminnehaha:pose:hands-on-chest pose:hands-up(in_fear) pose:hands-up(in_fear) EYES 3P-POSS DIE(pitch) LOOK-AT-1P ACROSS DARK(pitch,int). 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=102
103Erd (1913) hands-upN/Aminnehaha:pose:hands-on-chest pose:hands-up(in_fear) pose:hands-up(in_fear) EYES 3P-POSS DIE(pitch) LOOK-AT-1P ACROSS DARK(pitch,int). 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=103
160Erd (1913) covered-upN/AACROSS(pitch,-to-lt) WHITE~SNOW cl-d:55(covered,lt-to-rt)~cl:55+(fields), WAY(winding,-to-lt) gs:NOTHING BELOW(rt) TREE+(arc,rt) WHITE~SNOW(rt) cl-d:55+(covered-up),rt) cl:55+(branches-hanging-arched) cl:55+(alt,push-branches-away) cl:55+(alt,branches-swaying), 17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=160
315Erd (1913) LAND~cover-upN/ATHEN INDIAN CLASS(rt) cl-p:55(walking-in-line,-to-lt) cl:BB(bring-and-lay-body-in-ground,lt) PUT(lt) BELOW(lt) LAND~cl:55(cover-up,lt) BODY 3P-POSS(lt) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=315
339Erd (1913) LAND~cover-upN/AALL(pitch) 1P-POSS HEART PUT(lt) BELOW(lt) LAND~cl:55(cover-up,lt) WITH 2P-IX(lt) ALL(pitch) 1P-POSS THINKING GOING(-to-lt) RELATED(pitch,-to-lt) WITH 2P-IX(lt) 35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=339
7Fay (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/A1P-POSS FRIEND~CLASS, DURING NEAR FIFTY YEAR+ UP-TILL-NOW 1P-IX RELATED HERE COLLEGE, MANY+++(arc) FAMOUS MALE(rf)~FEMALE COME VISIT HERE. 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=7
38Fay (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/AIN THAT(1h) YEAR, pn:AMERICA CELEBRATE(1h) FREE UP-TILL-NOW ONE~HUNDRED YEAR+ WITH MUCH FANCY+(restr) SHOW IN CITY++(slight_arc) pn:PHILADELPHIA.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=38
30Fox (1915) UP-TILL-NOWN/Apn:LINCOLN(1x) SAY+++++(ctr-to-rc-to-rt) ONE(l-hand) LECTURE UP-TILL-NOW 1P-IX-PL LOOK-AT-PAST(l-hand)/FEEL(bow_head-to-rt) WONDERFUL(3x) LECTURE 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=30
290Fox (1915) UP-TILL-NOWN/ATRUE BETTER FOR 1P-IX-PL~1P-SELF-PL PAY-ATTENTION+(rt) TO DET-IX(ctr) LEAVE-THERE(lc) END(lc) NOT-YET DO gs:WHAT 1P-POSS-PL(rf) ARMY++ UP-TILL-NOW PROGRESS.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=290
223Gallaudet (1910) UP-TILL-NOWN/ATHAT(rep,2h) TO THAT(1h) LAND CONTINUE(1h) UP-TILL-NOW THIRTY YEAR MANY(rep,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE(rf) cl-p:55(mass-approach,lt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) HAPPEN(rep,ctr-to-lt) LIKE IN THAT(1h,lt) STORY22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=223
294Gallaudet (1910) ROCK~up-steep-cliffN/AL-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) NEAR(lt) THAT(1h) WHERE T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y ALL-OVER NEAR(lt) INITIAL-W~LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean,-to-lt) B-R-I-S-T-O-L C-H-A-N-N-E-L(l-hand), AND ROCK~cl-d:BB(up-steep-cliff,rt) VERY BEAUTIFUL U-N-I-Q-U-E28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=294
327Gallaudet (1910) up-cliffN/Acl-trace:1(walkway,-to-rt) MILE(rep,rt) TWO AND THAT(rep,1h) WAY(all along,-to-rt) LOOK-AT(dn-the-cliff,rt) INITIAL-W~LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(dn,lt) AND cl-trace:1(up-cliff) ROCK(rep2x) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(up)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=327
579Gallaudet (1910) ROCK~up-mountainN/AHAVE ROCK~cl-d-trace:BB(up-mountain) cl-d-trace:B(surrounding-land) SEE~KEEP FREE FROM INTERFERE(rep2x)51hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=579
444Hotchkiss (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/ATHAT(1h,lt) STATUE 3P-IX-PL(ctr) MONEY~PAY(2h-alt) MONTH-2~3-several++ UP-TILL-NOW FOR MAKE SCULPT cl:BB(scrape-clean) CHANGE EXACT AGAIN44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=444
739Hotchkiss (1913) GET-UPN/AD-A-V-I-D gs:HOLD-HARP SEE(-to-lt) pn:JESUS GET-UP, gs:STRUM-HARP++++(int) MORE BIG NOISE(diverges)69hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=739
748Hotchkiss (1913) GET-UPN/ABUT DEVIL SEE(-to-lt) pn:JESUS(lt) GET-UP(lt), WRONG(2h) FAIL(-to-rt), pose:turns-around FLY~gs:GO-AWAY(-to-rt-bwd)70hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=748
126Hubbard (1913) UP-TILL-NOW~NOWN/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=126
256Hubbard (1913) lined-up-on-ea-side-of-roadN/ABUT LAST 3P-IX(rt) BRING(rt-to-ctr) FROM(rt) HOUSE~WHITE(rt) THROUGH(-to-lt) cl-p:44(in-2-rows,dn_lt) THERE(lt) cl-p:BonB(lined-up-on-ea-side-of-road,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE HUSH~QUIET CRY+(1h).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=256
18Marshall (1920) stirred-upN/Ags:SEE MANY+ ARMY cl-p:55(sweep-across-in-rank-and-file) cl:55(swirls-around-head) SAME 1P-POSS MOM cl-d:BB(bonnet-to-skirt) cl-d-trace:11(round) cl-d:CC(pot) STIR/cl-d:C(pot) cl:BB(stirred-up).2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=18
19Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=19
49Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=49
75Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=75
99Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=99
126Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=126
147Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=147
179Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),27hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=179
206Marshall (1920) dip-trunk-and-head-upN/Apose:dip-trunk-and-head-up cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping) cl-i:1+(strike-drum) cl:B(across-neck) cl:55(alt,stomping),31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=206
81McGregor (1913) ROCK~up-mountainN/A3P-SELF+(rc) STAND ON ROCK~cl-d:55(up-mountain,rt) IN-FRONT-OF WORLD 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=81
480McGregor (1913) WAKE-UPN/ADURING ALL-NIGHT 3P-SELF BED cl:55(light-shining,wg-to-1P)~cl:55(shake,shining-from-1P) WAKE-UP(with-wonder) THERE(-to-lt) SEE(lt) SPIRIT(rf)~FLY SIT WRITE+ BOOK YELLOW.45hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=480
518McGregor (1913) WAKE-UPN/ATOMORROW NIGHT 3P-SELF(rt) AGAIN SLEEP~BED WAKE-UP cl:55+(shake,shining-spreads) THAN YESTERDAY50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=518
81Veditz (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/AFOR YEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW THAT(2h) pn:FRANCE DEAF SEE(-to-lc) WITH EYES FULL CRY, WITH HEART BREAK, THAT(1h) BEAUTIFUL L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E O-F S-I-G-N-S FIRED FROM 3P-POSS(-to-lt) SCHOOL(lt).10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=81
104Veditz (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/AYEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-lt) TRY STRUGGLE WAR(-to-lt) FOR AGAIN ESTABLISH(lc) IN SCHOOL(lt);11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=104
117Veditz (1913) UP-TILL-NOWN/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=117