Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
June 15, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
303Higgins (1923) LOVE~FALLFALL IN LOVEFALL IN LOVE: Backs of right inverted "V" fingers struck against palm of left hand, the palm of which is rightward and fingers pointing outward; both hands become supine, and the right "V" slides on its back along the left palm and over the ends of the left supine fingers.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=303&refid=higgins1923
109Long (1918) LOVE~FALLFALL IN LOVEFALL IN LOVE: With right hand in position of "V" but fingers pointed down, throw the two fingers against the palm of the left hand brought out to receive them, palm up, and then slide them along the length of the hand. The heart is sometimes touched with the middle finger first.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=109&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
173Gallaudet (1910) LOVE~FALLN/ASEEM(2h) HAPPEN LOVE~FALL(rep,dual,lt-and-ctr) 3P-IX-DUAL(lt-to-ctr) FIRST SEE18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=173
712Gallaudet (1910) LOVE~FALLN/AAND LOVE~FALL(-to-lt) L-O-R-N-A AND WANT(lt) MARRY(lt) L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) BUT L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) REJECT(rep3x,-to-rt) 63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=712