Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
36Higgins (1923) APPROACHAPPROACHAPPROACH: Left hand edgewise, palm towards body, bring right edgewise hand in a few staccato movements to the left hand, the back of one hand approaching the palm of the other.11hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=36&refid=higgins1923
441Long (1918) APPROACHAPPROACH, MOTION TOWARDAPPROACH, MOTION TOWARD: Place the partly bent left hand in front rather toward the left side, forefinger edge up; place the bent right hand same position, pointing the other way, behind it but several inches back toward right side, and gradually let it approach the one in front. IX,199.55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=441&refid=long1918
1061Long (1918) pn:JESUS~APPROACH~TIMEADVENTADVENT: Jesus, approaching, time.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1061&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
228Gallaudet (1910) mass-approachN/ATHAT(rep,2h) TO THAT(1h) LAND CONTINUE(1h) UP-TILL-NOW THIRTY YEAR MANY(rep,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE(rf) cl-p:55(mass-approach,lt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) HAPPEN(rep,ctr-to-lt) LIKE IN THAT(1h,lt) STORY22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=228