Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
1009Long (1918) BECAUSEBECAUSEBECAUSE: Place the end of the forefinger of the right "L" hand at the forehead, above the right eye; draw the hand away to the side, assuming the position of "A," and then raise the hand on a level with the top of the head. The hand is sometimes given a peculiar twisting motion. XXII,394.110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1009&refid=long1918
62Michaels (1923) BECAUSEBECAUSEBECAUSE: 1. Put the fingers of the right hand to the forehead. 2. Move the hand up above the head. 3. Close the fingers in the palm of the hand. 29hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=62&refid=michaels1923
225Michaels (1923) BECAUSEFORFOR: 1. Put the fingers of the right hand on the forehead and move the hand upward above your head (because).60hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=225&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
393McGregor (1913) BECAUSEN/ABUT fs:IF 1P-IX-PL SEE MALE SEVERAL(2h,rt) TAKE(2h-alt,ctr-to-rt)~RICH(rt) AND MANY+(lc) HAVE ENOUGH NOT, 1P-IX-PL UNDERSTAND THAT(2h) BECAUSE 3P-IX(rt) UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING 3P-SELF(rt) TRUE TAKE(2h-alt,ctr) 3P-POSS(rt) fs:OWN(int) MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=393
470McGregor (1913) BECAUSEN/AAGO MALE ONE GOOD SLEEP ALL-NIGHT PEACE~QUIET THINK~TROUBLE NOTHING BECAUSE 3P-SELF HAVE OPPOSITE+ NOTHING 44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=470
678McGregor (1913) BECAUSEN/ABECAUSE TRUE 2P-POSS(up,int) KING~OVER-ALL STRONG AND GLORY ALWAYS(int) CONTINUE PRAY pose:bow.63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=678
576Veditz (1913) BECAUSEN/ABECAUSE 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) CANT+ SIGN.53hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=576