Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: FOLLOW

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
331Higgins (1923) FOLLOWFOLLOWFOLLOW: Both "A" hands, thumbs upward, tandem towards the left, left hand moves leftward and right hand follows. (Chase).61hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=331&refid=higgins1923
376Long (1918) FOLLOWCHASE, FOLLOWCHASE, FOLLOW: Place the "A" left hand out in front, and the right "A" hand directly behind it, thumbs pointed up; move both forward tandem fashion. It is usual to give the following hand a peculiar twisting motion from the wrist to indicate, probably, that it is the one pursuing. To indicate a chase more or less hard and long drawn out, indicate by emphatic motion or repeating the sign and twisting both hands. VIII,181.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=376&refid=long1918
1093Long (1918) FOLLOW~AGENT~fs:OF~pn:JESUSDISCIPLESDISCIPLES: Followers of Jesus.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1093&refid=long1918
16Michaels (1923) FOLLOWAFTER (to follow)AFTER (to follow): 1. Hold the left hand with the thumb sticking up in front of you. 2. Put your right hand with the thumb sticking up right back of the left hand. 3. Move the left hand in a zigzag way forward. 4. Let the right hand follow the left hand. 22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=16&refid=michaels1923
118Michaels (1923) FOLLOWCHASECHASE: 1. Hold the left hand with the thumb sticking up before you. 2. Hold the right hand with the thumb sticking up a little behind the left hand. 3. Move the left hand out forward in a zigzag manner. 4. Let the right hand follow as if trying to catch up to the left hand.41hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=118&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
62Cloud (1913) FOLLOWN/A3P-SELF DEVIATE FROM fs:THE WAY GLORY PEOPLE BEFORE FOLLOW AND MAKE NEW WAY AND MOST FOR 3P-SELF IN gs:WHAT FUTURE(2h) FOLLOW BY S-I-C-A-R-D, C-L-E-R-C, fs:THE G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T-S AND ALL WHO UP-TILL-NOW WHO FUTURE BECOME TRUE FRIEND TEACH~AGENT DEAF.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=62
74Cloud (1913) FOLLOWN/A3P-SELF DEVIATE FROM fs:THE WAY GLORY PEOPLE BEFORE FOLLOW AND MAKE NEW WAY AND MOST FOR 3P-SELF IN gs:WHAT FUTURE(2h) FOLLOW BY S-I-C-A-R-D, C-L-E-R-C, fs:THE G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T-S AND ALL WHO UP-TILL-NOW WHO FUTURE BECOME TRUE FRIEND TEACH~AGENT DEAF.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=74
157Dougherty (1913) FOLLOWN/ATHEN E-T-H-E-R GIVE(2h) FOLLOW FUTURE(rf) VOMIT+ BAD.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=157
280Erd (1913) FOLLOWN/ANEAR 3P-POSS(lt) APPRECIATE SURRENDER(bow) FEET FUTURE (neg)NEVER(pitch) FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT pose:running(-to-lt) MEET(-to-lt), gs:NOTHING FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT FOLLOW+(pitch,-to-ctr-to-rt).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=280
399Erd (1913) FOLLOWN/AFUTURE LITTLE-BIT TIME-PERIOD 1P-IX GOING(1x-to-lt) 1P-POSS DUTY DO ON EARTH END, FUTURE LITTLE-BIT TIME-PERIOD PASS THEN 2P-POSS(lt) cl:1(feet) WALK++(-to-lt) 1P-IX FUTURE FOLLOW(pitch) FAR+(pitch,1-hs)38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=399
65McGregor (1913) FOLLOW~AGENTN/AOR 3P-SELF(rc) FRIEND FOLLOW~AGENT SEVERAL(2h) CLASS(diminutive,lt-to-rt), TELL-3P(rt) 1P-POSS-PL(at_rt) FATHER ASK-QUESTION?7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=65
143McGregor (1913) FOLLOWN/Afs:IF pn:JESus(false-start) GOD pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(rt) FATHER AND 1P-POSS FATHER AND 2P-POSS-PL(int) FATHER gs:OH-WELL FOLLOW 1P-IX-PL TRUE ALL MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME ALL CHILDREN ONE FATHER.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=143