Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 1, 2024

Search: WAY

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
664Higgins (1923) WAYROADROAD: Both hands balm towards palm, fingers pointing down, and hands moved forward as if the finger tips were following the sides of the road. (Path) (Street) (River: "W" at corner of mouth for "Water" and "Road").117hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=664&refid=higgins1923
1026Long (1918) WAYROADROAD: Holding the open hands palm to palm and pointing forward, carry them forward as if they represented the sides of a road.111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1026&refid=long1918
642Long (1918) WRONG-WAYWRONGWRONG: Push the hand across as above (RIGHT) but in a zigzag way instead of in a straight line. XIII,255.75hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=642&refid=long1918
499Michaels (1923) WAYROADROAD: 1. Hold the palms facing each other about a foot apart in front of you. 2. Move the hands simultaneously forward in a zigzag manner.109hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=499&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
58Cloud (1913) WAYN/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=58
66Cloud (1913) WAYN/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=66
301Cloud (1913) WAYN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=301
86Dougherty (1913) WAYN/AMOM~DAD BOTH DECIDE SPEND(rf)~COLLECT MONEY GIVE(-to-rt) SON GROWUP LEARN BECOME DOCTOR HELP FIND WAY T-O CHANGE(rf) REMOVE SUFFER-PAIN AMONG(rf) PEOPLE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=86
114Dougherty (1913) WAYN/A3P-IX(rc,rf) PAY-ATTENTION SEEK+ WAY HELP MOTHER SUFFER-PAIN SEE~READ+ VARIOUS TRY THING.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=114
155Erd (1913) WAYN/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=155
29Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/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=29
43Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/AONCE THAT(1h) CLASS ON WAY CATCH ONE FEMALE~FANCY pn:FRANCE WITH FEMALE~cl-d:B(small-height,l-hand) OLD(r-hand) FIVE(l-hand)5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=43
136Gallaudet (1910) WAY~winding-downstreamN/AAND 3P-SELF GOING PROGRESS(rep2x) WAY(winding-downstream) ALL-DAY LAST ARRIVE(ctr) ONE BIG LAND~HERE(ctr) VERY BEAUTIFUL FIND(l-hand) FEMALE~YOUNG gs:SIT(lt) THERE(lt) 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=136
311Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/ANEAR(-to-X) L-Y-N-T-O-N ONE(l-hand) SEE(l-hand,-to-lt) BEAUTIFUL(l-hand) WALK(-to-rt) WAY(-to-rt) NAME T-H-E C-L-I-F-F W-A-L-K 30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=311
321Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/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=321
352Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/ATHAT(1h) WAY(-to-rt) LEAD(-to-rt) TO C-A-S-T-L-E-R-O-C-K, ONE BEAUTIFUL ROCK(rep)~cl-d-trace:BB(up,-to-rt) ABOUT MEASURE-FEET(up) ONE~THOUSAND34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=352
486Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/AFROM L-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) SEVERAL(2h) BEAUTIFUL WAY(rep2x) FOR cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride,rt) OR WALK ALL-OVER T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=486
565Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/ANEAR(rep) THAT(1h) WAY(-to-rt) NAMED(-to-rt) T-H-E D-O-O-N-E V-A-L-L-E-Y LEAD(-to-rt) TO(-to-rt) LAND~HERE(rt) IN THAT(1h,rt) T-H D-O-O-N-E-S LIVE50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=565
607Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/AOTHER(l-hand) VERY BEAUTIFUL WAY WALK FROM L-Y-N-T-O-N ONE DAY(1h) 1P-POSS FRIEND cl-p:55(group-move-along) WAY T-H-E V-A-L-L-E-Y O-F T-H-E L-Y-N-N54hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=607
616Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/AOTHER(l-hand) VERY BEAUTIFUL WAY WALK FROM L-Y-N-T-O-N ONE DAY(1h) 1P-POSS FRIEND cl-p:55(group-move-along) WAY T-H-E V-A-L-L-E-Y O-F T-H-E L-Y-N-N54hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=616
641Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/ATHAT(1h,l-hand) TWO WAY(rep,rt-and-ctr) INITIAL-W~cl-d:55(up)-to-(dn,waterfall,rt-to-lt)57hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=641
1025Gallaudet (1910) WAYN/ATRUE 1P-IX LEAVE(-from-lt) FROM COLLEGE BUT 1P-POSS HEART CONTINUE(1h,l-hand) gs:WARM-HAND~ENTHUSIASTIC FOR DEAF AND THINK~HOPE 1P-IX FIND(l-hand) WAY(rep) FOR HELP(rep) DEAF IN pn:AMERICA ALL-OVER FROM-THEN-ON. 90hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1025
180Hotchkiss (1913) WAYN/ATHAT(1h,rt) WOOD cl-d:CC(long-thin-cylinder) cl-i:Xx+++(cane) HELP(-to-rt) IN TWO WAY(lt) WAY(rt)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=180
181Hotchkiss (1913) WAYN/ATHAT(1h,rt) WOOD cl-d:CC(long-thin-cylinder) cl-i:Xx+++(cane) HELP(-to-rt) IN TWO WAY(lt) WAY(rt)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=181