Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: FIND

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
316Higgins (1923) FINDFINDFIND: Right index and thumb extended down over left prone forearm, joined and brought up as if picking up something. (Choose) (Pick) (Discover) (Select).59hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=316&refid=higgins1923
371Long (1918) FINDFINDFIND: Reach out "5" hand; draw ends of forefinger and thumb together as if picking up something, and raise hand.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=371&refid=long1918
233Long (1918) FIND-FAULTFIND FAULTFIND FAULT: Draw the forefinger and thumb of the right hand out of left "O" as if picking flaws out of one's character.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=233&refid=long1918
231Long (1918) SAY~CRITICIZECORRECT, FIND FAULTCORRECT, FIND FAULT: Touch the tip of the forefinger of "G" hand on tip of tongue and then proceed to scratch or cross out an imaginary something on the palm of the left extended hand. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=231&refid=long1918
211Michaels (1923) FINDFINDFIND: 1. Make motion of picking up something with the index finger and thumb. 2. Have a surprised appearance.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=211&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
85Dougherty (1913) FINDN/AMOM~DAD BOTH DECIDE SPEND(rf)~COLLECT MONEY GIVE(-to-rt) SON GROWUP LEARN BECOME DOCTOR HELP FIND WAY T-O CHANGE(rf) REMOVE SUFFER-PAIN AMONG(rf) PEOPLE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=85
243Dougherty (1913) FINDN/AAWHILE(exp) LAST WAKE-UP, D-R S-I-M-P-S-O-N YELL E-U-R-E-K-A 1P-IX END(rf) FIND I-T NOW!26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=243
145Gallaudet (1910) FINDN/AAND 3P-SELF GOING PROGRESS(rep2x) WAY(winding-downstream) ALL-DAY LAST ARRIVE(ctr) ONE BIG LAND~HERE(ctr) VERY BEAUTIFUL FIND(l-hand) FEMALE~YOUNG gs:SIT(lt) THERE(lt) 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=145
1005Gallaudet (1910) FINDN/A1P-IX TRY FIND WORK(rep3x,arc) PROGRESS FUTURE89hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1005
1024Gallaudet (1910) FINDN/ATRUE 1P-IX LEAVE(-from-lt) FROM COLLEGE BUT 1P-POSS HEART CONTINUE(1h,l-hand) gs:WARM-HAND~ENTHUSIASTIC FOR DEAF AND THINK~HOPE 1P-IX FIND(l-hand) WAY(rep) FOR HELP(rep) DEAF IN pn:AMERICA ALL-OVER FROM-THEN-ON. 90hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1024
80McGregor (1912) FINDN/ANEVER FIND(2h) ALWAYS cl:LEGS(hops-from-place-to-place) 16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=80
25McGregor (1913) FINDN/A1P-IX-PL FUTURE(dn) FIND(1h) THAT(1h) IN pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(up) PRAY+(vert_circ)3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=25
218McGregor (1913) FINDN/ABUT NOW~DAY gs:WHAT? 1P-IX-PL FIND(1h) THERE-HON(arc) DIFFERENT WORLD PROGRESS+++(fwd)23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=218