Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
599Higgins (1923) CORRECTPERFECTPERFECT: Indices extended frontward, right hand on the left, right palm leftward and left palm rightward; or, middle tips of vertical "P" hands struck together, palm towards palm. (The showing of an effort to make indices exactly parallel in the first sign indicates "Exact").106hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=599&refid=higgins1923
188Higgins (1923) CRITICIZECORRECTCORRECT: Right index tip makes lines on left supine palm as if crossing out mistakes. (Criticise) (Find fault).36hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=188&refid=higgins1923
630Long (1918) CORRECTCORRECT, EXACTCORRECT, EXACT: Holding the left "G" hand pointing out, the "G" up, strike it on the top with the right "G" hand held in a similar position.74hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=630&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
88Fox (1915) CORRECTN/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=88
87McGregor (1912) CORRECTN/A1P-IX-PL FUTURE(l-hand) GET ONE(raised_brow) CORRECT SMART LIPREAD SAY++, MINGLE PEOPLE? FUTURE(rf)NEVER. 17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=87