Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: DOUBT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
202Long (1918) DOUBTWAVERING, DOUBTTo express a WAVERING or a DOUBT as to decision: Cross one forefinger over the other and make a see-saw motion with it, like a scale beam. Or, (2) Hold the "A" hands just out from and below the shoulders, with elbows raised and pointing outward; let the hands rise and fall alternately as if they were scale pans. VI,109.34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=202&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
20Draper (1915) DOUBTN/AL-I-N-C-O-L-N(assim) WITH TROUBLE PRESSURE MANY+++(circ), FEEL DOUBT, FEEL DONT-KNOW FUTURE SUCCEED(rf) IXtapsTHREE-to-IXtapsTWO FAIL OR DONT-KNOW(exp).2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=20
80Draper (1915) DOUBTN/ADOUBT++.10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=80