Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
102Long (1918) FEMALE~OLD~ONEOLD MAIDOLD MAID: Female sign and then as for "bachelor." OLD: Signed by placing the right "C" hand against the chin, closing it to "S" and drawing it down like pulling a beard. 23hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=102&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
379Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~OLDN/AIN THAT(2h,rc) AGO DURING TIME-PERIOD L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E, ONE(l-hand) FEMALE(l-hand)~OLD(2h) LIVE NAMED A W-I-T-C-H, M-O-T-H-E-R M-E-L-D-R-U-M(Melldrum)36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=379
405Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~OLDN/AAND(l-hand) TO THAT(2h) FEMALE ONCE J-O-H-N R-I-D-D(l-hand) HAPPEN 3P-POSS(lt) SWEETHEART WITH L-O-R-N-A PROGRESS SOME DILEMMA(rep2x,arc,rt-to-lt) 3P-SELF(lt) GO-TO(-to-rt) SEE~ASK-QUESTION(rep,-to-rt) THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(2h) FOR HELP.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=405
410Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~OLDN/AAND THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(nod,2h,rt) HELP(rep) J-O-H-N CAUSE(-to-lt) FEEL(2h) HEART STRONG FOR SWEETHEART L-O-R-N-A CONTINUE(1h,l-hand)38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=410