Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: CANT

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
130Higgins (1923) CANTCAN'TCAN'T: Left index pointing to the right, palm inward and right index, palm leftward, struck down onto and past left index which rises again. (Impossible).27hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=130&refid=higgins1923
6Long (1918) CANTCAN'TCAN'T: Holding the left "G" hand out in front, strike the end of it with the forefinger of the right "G" hand, as if cutting it off, and letting the right hand continue down. I,4. 14hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=6&refid=long1918
244Long (1918) CANTCAN'TCAN'T: Extend forefinger of left "G" hand and strike it crosswise with a downward stroke of the forefinger of right "G" hand, carrying the right hand beyond as if cutting off left. I,4. Or, "can" and "not." 38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=244&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
10Draper (1915) CANTN/AA-P-I-L ONE~THOUSAND EIGHT~HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR (glitch) PERSEVERE SEEM(2h) SAME AMERICA(rf) CANT(neg) SUCCEED MUST FAIL(nod).1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=10
126Draper (1915) CANTN/ABUT THAT(2h) CANT+++(neg) B-E.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=126
199Fox (1915) CANTN/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=199
202Fox (1915) CANTN/A1P-IX-PL(rf) CANT+ GIVE-GIFT~BOW-DOWN~HONOR(rt)19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=202
205Fox (1915) CANTN/A1P-IX-PL CANT+ MAKE~NEAT HERE(rt) LAND20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=205
195Hubbard (1913) CANTN/A3P-IX(rt) BODY(rf)~STRONG, HAPPEN MOMENT SEEM(2h) BLINK, 3P-IX(rt) BECOME cl:AA-to-BB(stricken,rt) pose:lay-there SUFFER-PAIN HELP 3P-SELF(rt) CANT+.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=195
48Marshall (1920) CANTN/Acl-i:BB(place-on-wagon) ON cl-d-trace:11(wagon-wheels,bs:sideways) SMALL(exp), 1P-POSS DAD COW cl-i:XxXx(lasso-above-head) pose:pull-wagon(bs:rt-side) CANT(neg)6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=48
183McGregor (1913) CANTN/ATHINK~SUPERIOR DURING THAT(1h) TIME-PERIOD, WORLD SEEM(2h) LARGE(int) PEOPLE FEEL FAR(int,r-hand-to-rt) FAR(l-hand-to-lt) FAR(r-hand-to-rc) FEEL(1x) MINGLE CANT+++.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=183
205McGregor (1913) CANTN/ADONT-KNOW WHO LIVE NEAR+ 3P-IX-PL(lt-to-rt) CANT FEEL(deliberate) BROTHER gs:NOTHING UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(rt) WORD+ 22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=205
578Veditz (1913) CANTN/ABECAUSE 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) CANT+ SIGN.53hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=578