Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: WHITE~SNOW

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
882Long (1918) WHITE~SNOWSNOWSNOW: Make sign for "white," thus: place open hand against the breast and draw it away, closing the fingers against it, so that when it is free of the body it is in the position of "&;" then end with hands same as above in "rain," omitting "water."97hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=882&refid=long1918
536Michaels (1923) WHITE~SNOWSNOWSNOW: 1. Put the palm of the right hand to your shirt front. 2. Draw the hand outward meanwhile close the fingers around the thumb: white. 3. Hold the palm up as far as you can in front of you. 4. Let the hands come slowly down in an oscillating movement. 5. Wiggle the fingers as you move the hands downward.115hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=536&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
153Erd (1913) WHITE~SNOWN/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=153
159Erd (1913) WHITE~SNOWN/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=159