Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: ADD

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
9Higgins (1923) ADDADDADD: Left "&" fingers pointing upward, right "&" fingers pointing downward, are brought down onto the tips of the left repeatedly as if adding something, and left hand gradually rises to show the increase. (More).6hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=9&refid=higgins1923
292Higgins (1923) INVENT~ADD~ADDEXAGGERATEEXAGGERATE: Right index tip to forehead for "Think" and then "Add" made repeatedly, first the right hand on top and then the left hand.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=292&refid=higgins1923
445Long (1918) ADDADD, INCREASE ADD, INCREASE: Place the "&" hands, one on other, fingers meeting; let the right hand rise and fall against the left, lifting both up meanwhile. 56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=445&refid=long1918
980Long (1918) ADDBESIDE (more)BESIDE (more): Hold the left "&" hand in front pointing toward the right; bring the end of the right "&" hand to meet the end of the left, lifting it from a position in front toward the right side and then to meet the left. 106hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=980&refid=long1918
1053Long (1918) ADDADD ADD: Hold the left "&" hand pointing up and rather low; upon its end place the end of the right "&" hand pointing down; move both hands upward, lifting the right hand and striking it against the left several times as they rise. XXII,403.115hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1053&refid=long1918
306Long (1918) INVENT~ADD~ADDEXAGGERATEEXAGGERATE: Push the forefinger of the right "G" hand upward across the forehead, straight up from the nose, the length of the finger; then bring down the "&" hand and let the end strike against the end of the left "&" hand pointing up; give both hands a turn, reversing their position, and drawing them apart now strike the right (which is now pointing up) with the left (which now points down).44hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=306&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
226Fox (1915) ADDN/ADET-IX(ctr) BRAVE ARMY+ LIVE AND DIE(2h) WHO(l-hand,rf) WAR HERE END MAKE~NEAT MOST THAN 1P-POSS-PL WEAK STRONG CAN ADD+(lc) THEN REMOVE(rc) 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=226