Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
169Higgins (1923) ORDERCOMMANDCOMMAND: Right index pointing leftward and moved below tips as if rolling words from the mouth and then out and down from mouth with force. (Appoint) (Decree) (Sentence) (Order).33hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=169&refid=higgins1923
464Long (1918) COMMANDCOMMANDCOMMAND: Holding up the left open hand, pointing upward, throw the forefinger of right "G" hand against it crosswise so the finger will point outward, and throw out forefinger forward as in sign for "tell." X,209.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=464&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
326Hotchkiss (1913) COMMANDN/AOTHER TIME-PERIOD pn:CLERC 3P-SELF(rc) SUMMONS(lc) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height,lt) GOING PASS(-to-rt) HOUSE ASK(rc) 2P-IX APPRECIATE++ TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ S-T-E-W-A-R-D(l-hand) OVER-ALL INSTITUTE(l-hand) TELL(-to-rt) COMMAND GO(rt-to-lt) WOOD BRING(rt-to-lt) 1P-IX30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=326