Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
118Higgins (1923) BUTBUTBUT: Both indices of prone hands pointing outward side by side and separated to the sides. (On the contrary) (Although) (However).25hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=118&refid=higgins1923
983Long (1918) BUTBUTBUT (as a conjunction): Cross the ends of the forefingers of the "G" hands pointing outward, and draw them apart, toward the sides.107hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=983&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
240Cloud (1913) BUTN/ABUT D-E L-E-P-E-E WHO ESTABLISH TEACH DEAF WORLD MUST WORTH HAVE ONE SUPERIOR HONOR KNOW~STAY FROM(rf)1P-IX-PL THAN 1P-IX-PL HAVE NOW.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=240
260Dougherty (1913) BUTN/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=260
30Draper (1915) BUTN/ATROUBLE BUT 3P-POSS SPIRIT HOPE CONTINUE.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=30
89Draper (1915) BUTN/AUNDERSTAND ASK-QUESTION MANY(circ) RELATED WITH DEAF(l-hand) TEACH+ gs:NOTHING(neg), BUT 3P-IX(rf) FEEL BELIEVE STILL(2h).11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=89
124Draper (1915) BUTN/ABUT THAT(2h) CANT+++(neg) B-E.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=124
79Fay (1913) BUTN/ADET-IX(lt) NAME FAMOUS SPECIAL ONE WHY~SUPERIOR(2h) EMPEROR~OVER-ALL~AGENT NEGATIVE, BUT SO-AS MALE~cl-d:B(height) INTELLIGENT~INTELLIGENT(int), WISE, ENTHUSIASTIC, KIND, LOVE 3P-POSS(lt) PEOPLE~CLASS DO MUCH PROGRESS 3P-POSS(lt) NATION DURING YEAR+ FIFTY-EIGHT 3P-IX(lt) CONTINUE EMPEROR~OVER-ALL~AGENT.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=79
114Fay (1913) BUTN/ABUT BEFORE THAT(1h) DURING MONTH J-U-N-E GO-TO(rt) THERE(rt) CITY++ pn:WASHINGTON-DC STAY SEVERAL(2h) DAY+.8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=114
146Fay (1913) BUTN/ABUT 1P-IX-PL KNOW+++ DET-IX(rt) TIME-PERIOD SMALL+.10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=146
35Fox (1915) BUTN/ABUT MAKE(error) pn:LINCOLN 3P-SELF(rt) FEEL gs:WHAT6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=35
97Fox (1915) BUTN/AOTHER(l-hand) LECTURE~AGENT(lc) 1P-IX-PL(rf) READ(-to-rc) INTERESTING(l-hand,rc) BUT(rc) TRUE(l-hand,rc) NOT(rf,rc) EQUAL(rc) 3P-POSS(rt) pn:LINCOLN12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=97
193Fox (1915) BUTN/ABUT IN(rf) ONE SUPERIOR UNDERSTAND 1P-IX-PL CANT+ GIVE-GIFT~cl:CC(set-aside,rt)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=193
241Fox (1915) BUTN/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=241
23Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/ABUT DET-IX(It) CLASS (It) ROBBER~STEAL~AGENT3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=23
189Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/A1P-IX PURPOSE OTHER(rep2x,l-hand) BUT RELATED(lt-to-ctr) WITH THAT(2h,rc)20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=189
436Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/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=436
682Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/ABUT YEAR THREE~HUNDRED PAST DURING TIME-PERIOD L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E THAT(1h,l-hand,rt) HAVE 3P-SELF(rt) OVER-ALL B-A-R-O-N W-H-I-C-H-A-L-S-E 61hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=682
718Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/AAND LOVE~FALL(-to-lt) L-O-R-N-A AND WANT(lt) MARRY(lt) L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) BUT L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) REJECT(rep3x,-to-rt) 63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=718
909Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/ABUT RELATED WITH 3P-POSS(lc) MARRY ONE AWFUL~HAPPEN78hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=909
939Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/ABUT HAPPY FOR SAY L-O-R-N-A DIE(1h) NEGATIVE80hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=939
1014Gallaudet (1910) BUTN/ATRUE 1P-IX LEAVE(-from-lt) FROM COLLEGE BUT 1P-POSS HEART CONTINUE(1h,l-hand) gs:WARM-HAND~ENTHUSIASTIC FOR DEAF AND THINK~HOPE 1P-IX FIND(l-hand) WAY(rep) FOR HELP(rep) DEAF IN pn:AMERICA ALL-OVER FROM-THEN-ON. 90hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1014
108Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/ABUT 3P-SELF(lc) LIVE IN ONE BEAUTIFUL HOUSE(rc) PLEASANT NEAR++ SCHOOL AND DET-IX-PL(X-to-arc-to-X) MALE~FEMALE~CHILDREN+(-to-rt) cl-trace:1tip(path-to-rt,go) CITY(rt) cl-trace:1tip(path-to-1P,go) SEE AND MEET AND TALK AGAIN+++10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=108
158Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/Acl:1(bent-over) WITH OLD(2h) BUT BODY~STRONG AND SHAPE(rc) SHOW THAT(1h) BEAUTIFUL DURING YOUNG AGO++15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=158
260Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/AAND IN THAT(1h) 3P-IX-DUAL+(rc) 3P-SELF(rc) TRY THROUGH SIGN LARGE BEAUTIFUL SOME+ LONG BUT EXACT CLEAR23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=260
296Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/ABUT TRUE 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-3P-to-3P) EAT++(2h-alt) FOR GET~STRONG SO-AS 1P-IX-PL CAN DO LIVE GOOD(2h)29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=296
334Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/ABUT THAT(1h) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) FORGET THINKING ABOUT PLAY++(lt-to-rt) FORGET~GONE TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ AND pn:CLERC GET DET-IX(rt) WOOD gs:NOTHING32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=334
482Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/Apn:CLERC gs:WELL-NOW 1P-HON DONT-KNOW BUT 1P-IX APPRECIATE THERE(rt) BESIDE pn:GALLAUDET(l-hand) THERE(lt,l-hand) BESIDE.49hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=482
533Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/ABUT 1P-IX HAVE MUCH APPRECIATE IN SEE++(lt-to-rt) AND MINGLE WITH OTHER+ TEACH~AGENT53hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=533
627Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/A1P-IX APPRECIATE DISTRIBUTE SHOW SEVERAL(2h) 3P-POSS-DUAL(lt) STORY BUT HAVE NEGATIVE TIME-PERIOD59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=627
700Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/ABUT DEVIL+++ SEE(-to-lt) pn:JESUS(lt) DIE(1h,l-hand,lt), pose:hands-in-air HAPPY pose:stomping-and-wringing-hands NOW 1P-IX CAN TAKE(2h,-to-lc)~ALL-OVER(lc) ALL(exp) EARTH(lc) TRUE(int)66hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=700
715Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/ABUT DAY+ THREE PASS END pn:JESUS 3P-SELF(lt) WAKE LIVE AGAIN67hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=715
744Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/ABUT DEVIL SEE(-to-lt) pn:JESUS(lt) GET-UP(lt), WRONG(2h) FAIL(-to-rt), pose:turns-around FLY~gs:GO-AWAY(-to-rt-bwd)70hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=744
760Hotchkiss (1913) BUTN/A1P-IX APPRECIATE STORY OTHER ABOUT TEACH~AGENT SIGN BUT TIME-PERIOD SMALL71hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=760
247Hubbard (1913) BUTN/ABUT LAST 3P-IX(rt) BRING(rt-to-ctr) FROM(rt) HOUSE~WHITE(rt) THROUGH(-to-lt) cl-p:44(in-2-rows,dn_lt) THERE(lt) cl-p:BonB(lined-up-on-ea-side-of-road,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE HUSH~QUIET CRY+(1h).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=247
48McGregor (1912) BUTN/ANO-NO INTELLIGENT BUT 3P-IX(lt) SAME(exp,int) NOW MANY+ TEACH~AGENT WANT+ HELP(-to-rt) DEAF, 8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=48
72McGregor (1912) BUTN/Abs:-to-lt BUT DEAF WANT gs:NOTHING(int) SAY+++.11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=72
153McGregor (1913) BUTN/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=153
214McGregor (1913) BUTN/ABUT NOW~DAY gs:WHAT? 1P-IX-PL FIND(1h) THERE-HON(arc) DIFFERENT WORLD PROGRESS+++(fwd)23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=214
378McGregor (1913) BUTN/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=378
439McGregor (1913) BUTN/ABUT(int) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) BROTHER ON EARTH TRUE REQUIRE 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HELP, 1P-IX NEED 1P-POSS-PL HELP; 42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=439
577McGregor (1913) BUTN/Afs:IF MALE~FEMALE ANY~ONE DET-IX-PL SAY, 1P-IX LOVE 1P-POSS FATHER gs:ADORING TRUE, BUT(int) gs:SHUN 3P-POSS(ctr) BROTHER, THAT(1h,int) MALE TRUE LIE~AGENT.55hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=577
672McGregor (1913) BUTN/APRAY LEAD 1P-IX-PL NEGATIVE IN TEMPT~FAIL(lt) BUT gs:GRAB-HAND(-to-rt) FREE FROM TROUBLE pose:bow62hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=672
64Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) LOVE MORE KNOW~SUPERIOR 3P-SELF(lt) TRUE FATHER AND(rf) INVENT~AGENT O-F(rf) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL SIGN.9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=64
114Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT YEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-ctr) TEACH+~AGENT TAKE-AWAY(1h,dn,lt-to-rt) fs:NO LISTEN(dn-to-rt) TO 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-ctr) PLEAD+.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=114
126Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT APPRECIATE~BETTER LISTEN(lt) TO UNFAIR FEEL~ROCK REQUIRE PEOPLE THAT(1h) THINK KNOW ALL ABOUT TEACH+ DEAF;13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=126
141Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT KNOW NOTHING(2h) ABOUT 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-lt) MIND+ AND SPIRIT, FEEL, WANT, NEED++.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=141
241Veditz (1913) BUTN/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=241
280Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT DET-IX-PL(X-to-arc-to-X) pn:AMERICA(rc) DEAF(l-hand) KNOW(r-hand), pn:FRANCE(rt) DEAF(r-hand) KNOW(r-hand), pn:GERMANY(lt) DEAF(l-hand) KNOW(l-hand) TRUE fs:THE ORAL M-E-T-H-O-D POOR~MOST.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=280
360Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT HAPPY+++ 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HAVE SEVERAL(2h,arc) OVER-ALL(int) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) S-I-G-N L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E CONTINUE WITH 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) 33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=360
439Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT ONE KNOW HOW GIVE(lt-to-rt) CAN, ONE THROUGH M-O-V-I-N-G P-I-C-T-U-R-E F-I-L-M-S.40hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=439
528Veditz (1913) BUTN/ABUT DEAF IN THERE(rt) pn:GERMANY(rc), IN pn:ENGLAND(lt), IN pn:FRANCE(l-hand,lt), IN pn:ITALY(r-hand,facing_lc), FUTURE(-to-rt) SEE THAT(2h) cl-d:SonB(film) F-I-L-M-S 48hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=528