Historical Sign Language Database
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February 27, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
48Higgins (1923) ATATAT: Right finger tips put against back of left prone hand, left fingers pointing outward.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=48&refid=higgins1923
490Higgins (1923) LOOK-ATLOOKLOOK: Right "V" tips, palms inward, on cheek below the eye, and then turned to pointing outward toward the object to be seen. (Observe).88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=490&refid=higgins1923
970Long (1918) ATATAT: Strike the back of the left "B" hand, pointing upward, with the right "B" hand. XXI,381.106hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=970&refid=long1918
1084Long (1918) EUCHARIST~gs:IX-at-HEARTCOMMUNION (holy)COMMUNION (Holy): Make the sign for "Eucharist" and then with the right index finger touch the breast over the heart.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1084&refid=long1918
120Long (1918) LOOK-ATLOOKLOOK: Same as "see," by instead of moving hand as above turn the "V" and point ends of fingers outward. IV,54. 25hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=120&refid=long1918
247Long (1918) LOOK-ATLOOK, OBSERVELOOK, OBSERVE: Hands in same position as for "see;" bring the hand away, turning the fingers so that the ends point toward the object. IV,54.38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=247&refid=long1918
305Long (1918) SHOCKEDDUMBFOUNDED, CONFUSED, AT A LOSSDUMBFOUNDED, CONFUSED, AT A LOSS: Hold the "5" hands out pointing down, and then lower them a little with a jerk, bringing the body and hands somewhat rigid.44hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=305&refid=long1918
42Michaels (1923) ATATAT: 1. Hold your left hand with the back turned to your face. 2. Touch against it with the fingers of the right hand.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=42&refid=michaels1923
43Michaels (1923) gs:SITATAT: 1. Move both hands with palms turned down simultaneously to one side. 26hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=43&refid=michaels1923
362Michaels (1923) LOOK-ATLOOKLOOK: 1. Put the index and middle fingers to the eyes. 2. Move the fingers in the direction of the object. 3. Have an earnest expression. 86hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=362&refid=michaels1923
513Michaels (1923) SEE~LOOK-ATSEESEE: 1. Put the index and middle fingers of one hand to your eyes. 2. Point the fingers outward (toward the object if convenient). 3. Extend the eyes toward the object.111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=513&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
29Bryant (1915) SEE~LOOK-ATN/AHERE PRESIDENT L-I-N-L-N gs:SIT THERE-HON(behind-X) SEE~LOOK-AT (sweep_rt-to-lt) gs:ARISE STAND GOING LECTURE IN-FRONT-OF PEOPLE~CLASS FOR ABOUT TEN M-I-N-U-T-E-S.2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=bryant&glossid=29
16Cloud (1913) LOOK-ATN/ATWO~HUNDRED YEAR AND BEYOND AGO DAY~NOW TRUE BORN IN pn:FRANCE MALE ONE WHO FUTURE BECOME LOOK-AT 3P-IX(lc,rf) ESTABLISH DEAF TEACH+ AND(rf) FATHER SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=16
194Cloud (1913) ATN/ADEAF HERE(rf) pn:AMERICA UNDER 1P-POSS-PL N-A-D CLASS END ESTABLISH AT pn:WASHINGTON ONE SHAPE FOR 3P-POSS OTHER LOVE HONOR FRIEND HELP~AGENT T-H-O-M-A-S H-O-P-K-I-N-S G-A-L-L-A-D-E-T.8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=194
212Cloud (1913) ATN/ANATION COLLEGE FOR DEAF AT pn:WASHINGTON HAVE 3P-POSS(rt) NAME. 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=212
268Cloud (1913) ATN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=268
266Dougherty (1913) LOOK-ATN/ABUT PUBLISH WRITE DISTRIBUTE PEOPLE, PEOPLE LOOK-AT(rf) WRONG(int) 3P-IX SIN(int), SHAME DOCTOR DET-IX(ctr).28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=266
326Dougherty (1913) LOOK-ATN/APEOPLE DET-IX(rt) LOOK-AT(-to-lt), BEGIN DOCTOR ALL-OVER SPREAD MEDICINE C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M(nod). 34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=326
376Dougherty (1913) SEE~LOOK-ATN/ADAY~NOW WOMAN(rf) VISIT(rf) cl-p:44(2-lines) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt-to-ctr) FEMALE(rf) cl-p:44(lines,-to-lt) TO(lt) THERE(lt) SHAPE B-U-S-T MALE~DOCTOR cl-i:C(grab-neck) cl-d:CC(at-neck,bust-of-head) cl-p:44(look-at-bust,rt) FACE(rf) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt) 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=376
386Dougherty (1913) look-at-bustN/ADAY~NOW WOMAN(rf) VISIT(rf) cl-p:44(2-lines) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt-to-ctr) FEMALE(rf) cl-p:44(lines,-to-lt) TO(lt) THERE(lt) SHAPE B-U-S-T MALE~DOCTOR cl-i:C(grab-neck) cl-d:CC(at-neck,bust-of-head) cl-p:44(look-at-bust,rt) FACE(rf) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt) 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=386
388Dougherty (1913) SEE~LOOK-ATN/ADAY~NOW WOMAN(rf) VISIT(rf) cl-p:44(2-lines) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt-to-ctr) FEMALE(rf) cl-p:44(lines,-to-lt) TO(lt) THERE(lt) SHAPE B-U-S-T MALE~DOCTOR cl-i:C(grab-neck) cl-d:CC(at-neck,bust-of-head) cl-p:44(look-at-bust,rt) FACE(rf) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt) 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=388
239Draper (1915) LOOK-ATN/AFIRST(2h) HAVE 3P-POSS(rt) FIRST(1h) PRESIDENT E-D-W-A-R-D G-L-A-U-D-E-T, ONE (glitch) ONE GOOD STRONG LOOK-AT(2h,split_arc) MAN; 25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=239
10Erd (1913) LOOK-ATN/ATHERE(-to-rt) cl-d:BB(wigwam,rt) WITH OLD(1h,bow) FATHER WITH DET-IX(rt) DET-IX(rt) WOLF~SPIRIT LOOK-AT+(-to-lt,int), 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=10
107Erd (1913) LOOK-AT-1PN/Aminnehaha:pose:hands-on-chest pose:hands-up(in_fear) pose:hands-up(in_fear) EYES 3P-POSS DIE(pitch) LOOK-AT-1P ACROSS DARK(pitch,int). 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=107
32Fox (1915) LOOK-AT-PAST/FEELN/Apn:LINCOLN(1x) SAY+++++(ctr-to-rc-to-rt) ONE(l-hand) LECTURE UP-TILL-NOW 1P-IX-PL LOOK-AT-PAST(l-hand)/FEEL(bow_head-to-rt) WONDERFUL(3x) LECTURE 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=32
233Fox (1915) LOOK-ATN/ADET-IX(rt) WORLD FUTURE(l-hand) LITTLE-BIT LOOK-AT(-to-lt) OR LONG KNOW~STAY gs:WHAT 1P-IX-PL SAY+ HERE(neg), BUT WORLD FUTURE NEVER FORGET gs:WHAT 1P-POSS-PL ARMY+ DO HERE.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=233
229Gallaudet (1910) LOOK-ATN/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=229
322Gallaudet (1910) LOOK-ATN/Acl-trace:1(walkway,-to-rt) MILE(rep,rt) TWO AND THAT(rep,1h) WAY(all along,-to-rt) LOOK-AT(dn-the-cliff,rt) INITIAL-W~LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(dn,lt) AND cl-trace:1(up-cliff) ROCK(rep2x) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(up)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=322
442Gallaudet (1910) LOOK-ATN/ABUT SOME NEGATIVE GROW(rep,rt) W-I-L-D AND(l-hand) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) DURING MONTH S-E-P-T NAMED H-E-A-T-H-E-R VERY BEAUTIFUL RED(rep4x) ALL-OVER. 41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=442
473Gallaudet (1910) LOOK-ATN/ANEAR(rep) THAT(1h) H-E-A-T-H-E-R, LAND PLACE(-to-rt) WITH G-O-R-S-E YELLOW BEAUTIFUL VERY ALL-OVER(2h,l-hand_static,rc) AND(l-hand) FROM-THEN-ON(-to-rt) B-R-A-K-E-N RED(l-hand) BLACK(l-hand) COLOR GROW(rep3x,small_arc_at_rt) AND DURING INDEFINITE LOOK-AT(1h+arc-to-rt) SEEM(2h) SAME ONE BEAUTIFUL ARTIST(rep5x,lt) cl-d-trace:11(picture-frame,lt) IN C-O-L-O-R 42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=473
631Gallaudet (1910) path-at-lt-trunk-fwdN/AAND WALK(rc) NEAR(rep,lt) cl-dtrace:B(path-at-lt-trunk-fwd) SEE(l-hand) LIKE TO ONE PLACE NAME W-A-T-E-R-S-M-E-E-T.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=631
191Hotchkiss (1913) LOOK-AT-1PN/AFIRST, LEAD 3P-POSS(rt) WALK+ SECOND OFTEN HELP(-to-rt) cl-d:CC(cane) SUMMONS LOOK-AT-1P MALE~FEMALE~CHILDREN CARELESS cl-i:Xx+(poke), cl-i:Xx(hit)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=191
430Hotchkiss (1913) LOOK-ATN/Abs:ctr OTHER TIME-PERIOD pn:CLERC GOING PASS STAND LOOK-AT(1h,up,lt) cl-d:BB(statue,lt) DEAF ALL-OVER pn:AMERICA ESTABLISH FOR HONOR(1h,lt) pn:GALLAUDET43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=430
453Hotchkiss (1913) LOOK-ATN/Apn:CLERC LOOK-AT(1h,circ,-to-lt) DURING MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) SEVERAL GO-TO(lt-to-rt) LOOK-AT(1h, -to-rt)45hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=453
458Hotchkiss (1913) LOOK-ATN/Apn:CLERC LOOK-AT(1h,circ,-to-lt) DURING MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) SEVERAL GO-TO(lt-to-rt) LOOK-AT(1h, -to-rt)45hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=458
38Marshall (1920) cut-at-wrist-to-cut-at-shoulderN/A1P-IX(rf) gs:OVER-THERE(rt) gs:SEE cl-d:BB(cannon,rt-to-lt) cl-i:1(vert-circ-to-strike/ignite,rt) SAME(exp) TREE TREE-FALL cl:BonARM(cut-at-wrist-to-cut-at-shoulder) 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=38
163Marshall (1920) pull-feather-dn,l-hand-hold-at-hatN/A1P-IX(rf) gs:OVER-THERE(rt) gs:SEE cl-d:5(feather,circ-at-hat) HAT cl-i:XxXx++(pull-feather-dn,l-hand-hold-at-hat) RED BLUE WHITE BEAUTIFUL WONDERFUL25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=163
31McGregor (1912) grab-at-leg-to-open-handN/Acl:55-to-OO++(chest,undress), pose:look-on-body-to-aha!(raised-hands) 3P-IX(lt,dn) HAPPY pose:grab-at-leg-to-open hand pose:look-around cl:1(flea-at-rt-shoulder) pose:grab-at-shoulder-to-open-hand cl:1(flea-at-lt-chest)-to-grab-chest3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=31
33McGregor (1912) flea-at-rt-shoulderN/Acl:55-to-OO++(chest,undress), pose:look-on-body-to-aha!(raised-hands) 3P-IX(lt,dn) HAPPY pose:grab-at-leg-to-open hand pose:look-around cl:1(flea-at-rt-shoulder) pose:grab-at-shoulder-to-open-hand cl:1(flea-at-lt-chest)-to-grab-chest3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=33
34McGregor (1912) grab-at-shoulder-to-open-handN/Acl:55-to-OO++(chest,undress), pose:look-on-body-to-aha!(raised-hands) 3P-IX(lt,dn) HAPPY pose:grab-at-leg-to-open hand pose:look-around cl:1(flea-at-rt-shoulder) pose:grab-at-shoulder-to-open-hand cl:1(flea-at-lt-chest)-to-grab-chest3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=34
35McGregor (1912) flea-at-lt-chest-to-grab-chestN/Acl:55-to-OO++(chest,undress), pose:look-on-body-to-aha!(raised-hands) 3P-IX(lt,dn) HAPPY pose:grab-at-leg-to-open hand pose:look-around cl:1(flea-at-rt-shoulder) pose:grab-at-shoulder-to-open-hand cl:1(flea-at-lt-chest)-to-grab-chest3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=35
165McGregor (1913) LOOK-AT-3PN/ABUT WHEN pn:JESUS TELL(2h-alt)THAT(1h) WORD+++, WORLD ARRANGE gs:NOTHING AND(rf) PEOPLE ALL-OVER LOOK-AT-3P(1h,up) UNDERSTAND CLEAR NOT.18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=165
162Veditz (1913) LOOK-ATN/Apn:GERMANY(lt) DEAF(l-hand), THEN pn:FRANCE(rt) DEAF(r-hand), LOOK-AT(2h,rt-to-lt) ON DET-IX-PL(arc-to-X) pn:AMERICA DEAF(l-hand) WITH EYES ENVY.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=162
171Veditz (1913) LOOK-ATN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(2h,rt-to-ctr) ON 1P-IX-PL(arc-to-1P) SAME+ INDEFINITE(rt) JAIL(dn_rt)~AGENT IRON(dn-at-leg,rt) CHAINS+(dn-at-leg,rt), LOOK-AT(2h,rt_dn-to-ctr_up) ON INDEFINITE(ctr) OUT FREE TRAVEL(arc)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=171
179Veditz (1913) LOOK-ATN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(2h,rt-to-ctr) ON 1P-IX-PL(arc-to-1P) SAME+ INDEFINITE(rt) JAIL(dn_rt)~AGENT IRON(dn-at-leg,rt) CHAINS+(dn-at-leg,rt), LOOK-AT(2h,rt_dn-to-ctr_up) ON INDEFINITE(ctr) OUT FREE TRAVEL(arc)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=179
610Veditz (1913) LOOK-ATN/A1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) MUST THAT(2h) VARIOUS F-I-L-M-S FOR LOOK-AT(2h,up) AND KEEP NEAT, GIVE++(ctr-to-rt) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL SIGN SAME+ HAVE NOW+.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=610