Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: WEEK

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
829Higgins (1923) TIME-PERIODWEEKWEEK: Right index laid prone on left supine palm and lifted up out to the right. (If this hand is lifted up to become "V" hand it denotes two weeks, etc.) (Weekly: "Week" repeated). (Next week: "Next" "Week" or "Future" "Week"). (Last week: "Past" "Week" or "Last" "Week").145hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=829&refid=higgins1923
709Long (1918) ONE-WEEK-FUTURENEXT WEEK, IN A WEEKNEXT WEEK, or IN A WEEK: Same sign for week, but when the hand is raised to make "one" it is thrown forward to indicate it is in the future. Any number of weeks in the future may be indicated by making any number on the fingers and throwing the hand forward.81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=709&refid=long1918
710Long (1918) ONE-WEEK-PASTLAST WEEK, A WEEK AGOLAST WEEK, A WEEK AGO: Make sign for "week" and then throw hand back over shoulder, palm back.81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=710&refid=long1918
708Long (1918) WEEKWEEKWEEK: Clap the hands together crosswise, raise the right forefinger to represent "one."81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=708&refid=long1918
638Michaels (1923) WEEKWEEKWEEK: 1. Hold your left hand with the fingers spread and far apart before you (for 5). 2. Lay the thumb and index finger of the right hand in the left palm (for 2 more making 7). 3. Push the hands out forward, letting the right hands slip off of the left palm a little further out.134hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=638&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
278Gallaudet (1910) WEEKN/A3P-IX(lc) CLASS IN CITY(lc) L-Y-N-T-O-N DURING WEEK(rep) SEVERAL(l-hand) 27hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=278
949Gallaudet (1910) WEEKN/ALIVE MORE FUTURE WEEK(rep) SEVERAL IMPROVE STRONG81hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=949