Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

Search: BLESS

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
93Higgins (1923) BLESSBLESSBLESS: Both elevated prone "A" hands brought down onto head of person to be blessed, hands opening as they descend.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=93&refid=higgins1923
307Long (1918) BLESSBLESSBLESS: Hold the "A" hands elevated in front, thumb to thumb, but not touching; gradually open the hands to "5," drawing them to the sides and downward a little. VII,157.44hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=307&refid=long1918
1078Long (1918) BLESS~CANDLE~DAYCANDLEMASCANDLEMAS: Blessed, candle, day.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1078&refid=long1918
1058Long (1918) BLESS~NEATABSOLUTION (Sacramental)ABSOLUTION (Sacramental): Blessed, forgiveness.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1058&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
223Draper (1915) BLESSN/Ags:OH-WELL COLLEGE HERE BLESS IN TWO THING.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=223
243Draper (1915) BLESSN/AAND SECOND(2h) BLESS IN HAVE 3P-POSS FIRST(1h) P-A-T-O-N, T-H-E I-L-U-S-T-I-O-U-S L-I-L-O-N, QUIET WITH SEE+++(fwd), BELIEVE(firmly) AND PATIENT~CONTINUE MALE. pose:bow26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=243
408Erd (1913) BLESSN/ATO LAND~cl:55(up,spread) PLACE(up) ALL(pitch) SPIRIT GOD(l-hand) END(rf) BLESS, 39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=408