Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: FAIL

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
920Higgins (1923) TBDFAIL"All" "Lost."156hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=920&refid=higgins1923
350Long (1918) cl:LEGS(fall-on-face)FAIL, TO FAIL IN AN ATTEMPT (2)FAIL, TO FAIL IN AN ATTEMPT, TO HAVE ONE'S "PINS TAKEN FROM UNDER HIM": (2) Stand the "V" on the palm; suddenly throw out the ends, and let the "V" fall on the palm so the thumb strikes it. VIII,170.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=350&refid=long1918
349Long (1918) FAILFAIL, TO HAVE ONE'S WORK FAIL (1)FAIL, TO HAVE ONE'S WORK FAIL: Hold open hands upon a level with the chin one above the other; let them fall, rolling over each other in the descent. XIII,169.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=349&refid=long1918
364Michaels (1923) FAILLOOSELOOSE: 1. Let the hands roll one over the other downward.86hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=364&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
13Draper (1915) FAILN/AA-P-I-L ONE~THOUSAND EIGHT~HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR (glitch) PERSEVERE SEEM(2h) SAME AMERICA(rf) CANT(neg) SUCCEED MUST FAIL(nod).1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=13
26Draper (1915) FAILN/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=26
670Hotchkiss (1913) FAILN/ATHINKING 3P-POSS(lt) pn:JESUS LIVE FAIL 3P-POSS(lt) DO WORTH~NOTHING ALL~WIPE-AWAY pose:grieving(hand-on-head)63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=670
750Hotchkiss (1913) FAILN/ABUT DEVIL SEE(-to-lt) pn:JESUS(lt) GET-UP(lt), WRONG(2h) FAIL(-to-rt), pose:turns-around FLY~gs:GO-AWAY(-to-rt-bwd)70hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=750