Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: BAD

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
55Higgins (1923) BADBADBAD: Right fingers, palm inward, against lips, turned from lips and cast down to prone.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=55&refid=higgins1923
566Long (1918) BADBADBAD: Same position of the hand as in "good;" in bringing the hand away draw it slightly toward the right, turn it palm down and throw the hand downward. XII,229.67hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=566&refid=long1918
50Michaels (1923) BADBADBAD: 1. Put the fingers of one hand to the mouth. 2. Throw the hand downward in a vehement manner in front of you and as you do so turn the palm downward.27hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=50&refid=michaels1923
283Michaels (1923) BAD~DOWNHELLHELL: 1. Sign bad. Point downward, unpleasant look.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=283&refid=michaels1923
141Michaels (1923) BAD~SINCRIMECRIME: 1. Make the sign for bad. 2. Jab the index fingers toward each other over the heart: sin.45hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=141&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
160Dougherty (1913) BADN/ATHEN E-T-H-E-R GIVE(2h) FOLLOW FUTURE(rf) VOMIT+ BAD.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=160
248Veditz (1913) BADN/ABUT DET-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) pn:AMERICA DEAF(l-hand) QUICK NEAR+ INDEFINITE BAD TIME-PERIOD FOR 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SCHOOL.23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=248