Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

Search: ENVY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
284Higgins (1923) ENVYENVYENVY: "Jealous" and both supine horizontal bent hands drawn in, to oneself. (Covet). 53hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=284&refid=higgins1923
449Higgins (1923) ENVYJEALOUSJEALOUS: Index tip placed between the teeth as if being bitten, palm inward.81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=449&refid=higgins1923
178Long (1918) ENVYJEALOUS, ENVY (2)JEALOUS, ENVY, etc.: Bite the end of the forefinger. To express specifically the idea of envy as different from jealousy make sign for jealous, look toward imaginary object and make sign for want; i.e., reach out hands as if ready to receive something, fingers in grasping position upward, and draw toward self. V,94.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=178&refid=long1918
192Michaels (1923) ENVYENVYENVY: 1. Put the index finger of either hand between your teeth and act as if biting. 2. Frown or have an evil look. 55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=192&refid=michaels1923
323Michaels (1923) ENVYJEALOUSJEALOUS: 1. Put the index finger between your teeth. 2. Make out you are biting. 3. Have an evil expression.78hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=323&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
924Gallaudet (1910) ENVYN/AC-A-R-V-E-R D-O-O-N-E WHO LOVE L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) WANT(lc) MARRY(lc) AND ENVY(l-hand) MUCH THAT(1h) J-O-H-N R-I-D-D SHOOT-PISTOL(-to-lt) SHOOT-PISTOL(-to-lt) L-O-R-N-A cl:1(bullet-hit-body) DURING 3P-IX-PL(rf,lt) STAND NEAR(-to-lt) T-H-E A-L-T-A-R79hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=924
169Veditz (1913) ENVYN/Apn:GERMANY(lt) DEAF(l-hand), THEN pn:FRANCE(rt) DEAF(r-hand), LOOK-AT(2h,rt-to-lt) ON DET-IX-PL(arc-to-X) pn:AMERICA DEAF(l-hand) WITH EYES ENVY.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=169