Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
138Higgins (1923) CARELESSCARELESSCARELESS: Right vertical "V" palm outward, shaken from right to left before the eyes. (Heedless).28hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=138&refid=higgins1923
622Long (1918) CARELESSCARELESS, HEEDLESSCARELESS, HEEDLESS: Hold the "V" hand in front of the forehead, pointing up; move back and forth from right to left and left to right several times.73hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=622&refid=long1918
109Michaels (1923) CARELESSCARELESSCARELESS: 1. Hold the right hand with the index and middle fingers extended and parted. 2. Move the hand right and left before your eyes.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=109&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
193Hotchkiss (1913) CARELESSN/AFIRST, LEAD 3P-POSS(rt) WALK+ SECOND OFTEN HELP(-to-rt) cl-d:CC(cane) SUMMONS LOOK-AT-1P MALE~FEMALE~CHILDREN CARELESS cl-i:Xx+(poke), cl-i:Xx(hit)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=193