Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
July 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
300Higgins (1923) FADE-AWAYFADEFADE (Melt or vanish): Both open hands, palms inward and fingers pointing upward, lowered to the sides as hands gradually become "&" hands. (Die out) (Dissolve).56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=300&refid=higgins1923
409Long (1918) FADE-AWAYMELT, FADE, DIE OUT, DISSOLVEMELT, FADE, DIE OUT, DISSOLVE, etc.: Hold up both "5" hands, fingers pointing up, palms toward you; let the hands drop gradually, drawing the ends of the fingers to position of "&." IX,191.53hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=409&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
151Dougherty (1913) FADE-AWAYN/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=151