Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: CONTINUE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
182Higgins (1923) CONTINUECONTINUECONTINUE: Both closed hands horizontal, palm toward palm, and right thumb holding down left thumb nail and both hands move forward. (Persist) (Persevere).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=182&refid=higgins1923
407Long (1918) CONTINUECONTINUECONTINUE: Same position as in "stay," but let the motion be outward instead of downward, thus showing the idea of continuity.53hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=407&refid=long1918
468Long (1918) PERSEVEREPERSEVERE, PERSIST, CONTINUE IN ACTIONPERSEVERE, PERSIST, CONTINUE IN ACTION: Draw the "B" hands up from the sides, palms down, and let the forefinger strike together, side by side, with ends of the hands pointing outward; separate and strike together again while the hands continue to be moved outward. Note: The same idea could be expressed by signing for "suffer" or "bear" and "continue," but the latter would indicate more a mental action.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=468&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
238Cloud (1913) CONTINUEN/A3P-POSS REMEMBER IN SOUL pn:AMERICA DEAF A-S 3P-POSS-PL FRIEND, TEACH~AGENT, HELP~AGENT CONTINUE FOR~FUTURE(2h).11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=238
279Cloud (1913) CONTINUEN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=279
149Dougherty (1913) CONTINUEN/A3P-IX(rf,rt) APPRECIATE NOT CHOOSE WHY(2h) N-I-T-R-O-U-S O-X-I-D-E OR L-A-U-G-H-I-N-G G-A-S DET-IX(rt) CONTINUE AWHILE(restr) FADE-AWAY STOP WAKE-UP.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=149
34Draper (1915) CONTINUEN/ATROUBLE BUT 3P-POSS SPIRIT HOPE CONTINUE.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=34
37Draper (1915) CONTINUEN/A3P-POSS BELIEVE CONTINUE.4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=37
41Draper (1915) CONTINUEN/A3P-POSS(l-hand) HOPE SUCCEED(rf) CONTINUE STILL(1h).5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=41
286Erd (1913) CONTINUEN/AH-I-A-W-A-T-H-A pose:face-in-hands(kneeling_lt) gs:SEVEN LONG DAY~ALL-NIGHT+(exp,rt-to-lt) CONTINUE(pitch) SAME(pitch) THAT(1h,lt) 30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=286
98Fay (1913) CONTINUEN/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=98
67Fox (1915) CONTINUEN/ADET-HON(l-hand, lt) MALE/DET-HON(lt) LECTURE+(int) WONDERFUL, WORD++(lc-to-rc) FUTURE CONTINUE cl:55(flowing-fwd) YEAR++ MANY+ FUTURE. 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=67
86Fox (1915) CONTINUEN/ADAY NOW 1P-IX-PL LOOK-AT/THERE-HON LECTURE+ VARIOUS, pn:LINCOLN 3P-POSS(rt) G-E-T-Y-B-G A-D-R-E-S CONTINUE ONE(l-hand) CORRECT C-L-A-S-I-C, BEAUTIFUL, NEAT. 11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=86
152Fox (1915) CONTINUEN/ANOW 1P-IX-PL BIND~MIX IN ONE(rf) LARGE WAR BETWEEN 1P-POSS-PL PEOPLE FOR WEIGH-SCALE PROVE OR THAT(2h) NATION OR(rf) OTHER(rf)~ANY NATION SO-AS SHAPE(rc) SO-AS cl:CC(set-aside,-to-rt) CAN LONG CONTINUE 15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=152
184Gallaudet (1910) CONTINUEN/A1P-IX (neg)PURPOSE STORY ABOUT 3P-POSS(rt) LOVE SWEETHEART CONTINUE NEGATIVE19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=184
222Gallaudet (1910) CONTINUEN/ATHAT(rep,2h) TO THAT(1h) LAND CONTINUE(1h) UP-TILL-NOW THIRTY YEAR MANY(rep,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE(rf) cl-p:55(mass-approach,lt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) HAPPEN(rep,ctr-to-lt) LIKE IN THAT(1h,lt) STORY22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=222
420Gallaudet (1910) CONTINUEN/AAND THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(nod,2h,rt) HELP(rep) J-O-H-N CAUSE(-to-lt) FEEL(2h) HEART STRONG FOR SWEETHEART L-O-R-N-A CONTINUE(1h,l-hand)38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=420
508Gallaudet (1910) CONTINUEN/ANOW CONTINUE(2h) GOOD VERY GROW(rep2x,ctr-to-lt) ENOUGH(rep,lt) NEAT(lt)45hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=508
960Gallaudet (1910) CONTINUEN/AAND J-O-H-N AND L-O-R-N-A LIVE HAPPY FROM-THEN-ON CONTINUE(rf) YEAR(rep) MANY82hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=960
1017Gallaudet (1910) CONTINUEN/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=1017
125Hubbard (1913) CONTINUEN/ADURING TIME-PERIOD THAT(1h), COLLEGE IN pn:WASHINGTON-DC HAVE PROBLEM+TROUBLE, 3P-SELF SUPPORT HELP INFLUENCE MAKE MANY PEOPLE AGREE(lt) FUTURE(dn,lt) COLLEGE(lt) ESTABLISH(lt) ON(lt) STRONG(lt) CONTINUE(lt) UP-TILL-NOW~NOW(lt).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=125
686McGregor (1913) CONTINUEN/ABECAUSE TRUE 2P-POSS(up,int) KING~OVER-ALL STRONG AND GLORY ALWAYS(int) CONTINUE PRAY pose:bow.63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=686
369Veditz (1913) CONTINUEN/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=369
401Veditz (1913) CONTINUEN/ASEVERAL(2h) OTHER++ ALSO D-R J-O-H-N B. H-O-T-C-H-K-I-S-S(lt-to-rt), pn:HOTCHKISS, D-R E-D-W-A-R-D A-L-L-E-N F-A-Y(lt-to-rt), pn:FAY, R-O-B-E-R-T K M-C-G-R-E-G-O-R(lt-to-rt), pn:MCGREGOR, CONTINUE WITH 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=401