Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: FUTURE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
346Higgins (1923) FUTUREFUTUREFUTURE: Open right hand, palm leftward, fingers pointing outward and upward, moved forward into the future. (Shall) (Will) (Next) (Then) (After) (Afterwards) ("Always" "Future" denotes "Eternity" or "Forever").64hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=346&refid=higgins1923
701Long (1918) FEW-DAYS-FUTUREIN A FEW DAYSIN A FEW DAYS: Place the "A" hand against the cheek as in "to-morrow;" give the hand a similar motion as in "to-morrow" but more slowly; gradually bring the fingers out one by one as in "few." Or, (2) Sign for "few," "days," and "after." XIV,275.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=701&refid=long1918
15Long (1918) FUTUREWILL, SHALLWILL and SHALL, indicating future: Hold the right open hand pointing straight out and elevated to a level with the shoulder, and push it straight forward the length of the arm. I,11. 15hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=15&refid=long1918
19Long (1918) FUTUREFUTUREThe FUTURE is indicated by "will" (see above). In making the sign for any verb the tense is rarely given unless essential to make it specific. Usually tense is understood by inference. I,15.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=19&refid=long1918
709Long (1918) ONE-WEEK-FUTURENEXT WEEK, IN A WEEKNEXT WEEK, or IN A WEEK: Same sign for week, but when the hand is raised to make "one" it is thrown forward to indicate it is in the future. Any number of weeks in the future may be indicated by making any number on the fingers and throwing the hand forward.81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=709&refid=long1918
236Michaels (1923) FUTUREFUTUREFUTURE: 1. Hold your right hand near your sides with the fingers pointing outward. 2. Move the hand straight forward as far as convenient.62hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=236&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
14Cloud (1913) FUTUREN/ATWO~HUNDRED YEAR AND BEYOND AGO DAY~NOW TRUE BORN IN pn:FRANCE MALE ONE WHO FUTURE BECOME LOOK-AT 3P-IX(lc,rf) ESTABLISH DEAF TEACH+ AND(rf) FATHER SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=14
73Cloud (1913) FUTUREN/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=73
85Cloud (1913) FUTUREN/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=85
157Cloud (1913) FUTUREN/ATRUE GOOD FOR pn:GALLAUDET AGO SEEK FOR LEARN HOW TEACH DEAF FUTURE LEAD TO pn:FRANCE. 6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=157
225Cloud (1913) YEAR~ONE-YEAR-FUTUREN/A3P-POSS(rt) BIRTHDAY~DAY DET-IX-PL(X) DEAF PEOPLE KNOW~STAY THAT(2h) cl-p:55(move-fwd) YEAR~ONE-YEAR-FUTURE ONE-YEAR-FUTURE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=225
226Cloud (1913) ONE-YEAR-FUTUREN/A3P-POSS(rt) BIRTHDAY~DAY DET-IX-PL(X) DEAF PEOPLE KNOW~STAY THAT(2h) cl-p:55(move-fwd) YEAR~ONE-YEAR-FUTURE ONE-YEAR-FUTURE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=226
271Cloud (1913) FUTUREN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=271
158Dougherty (1913) FUTUREN/ATHEN E-T-H-E-R GIVE(2h) FOLLOW FUTURE(rf) VOMIT+ BAD.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=158
300Dougherty (1913) FUTUREN/AFROM-THEN-ON(rf) FUTURE QUEEN V-I-C-T-O-R-I-A 3P-SELF(rt) LITTLE-BIT BECOME(bs:rt) MOTHER(bs:rt) 3P-POSS(rt) FEMALE~DOCTOR GET C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M cl-i:O(-from-nose)-to-cl-i:B(give-chloroform) BORN SUCCEED WITH TROUBLE(neg) PAIN(neg) gs:NOTHING(neg). 32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=300
350Dougherty (1913) FUTUREN/AMALE~DOCTOR FUTURE DIE, 3P-POSS BODY B-U-S-T SHAPE IN W-E-S-T-M-I-N-S-T-E-R A-B-B-E-Y, THERE(up,rf,rt) WHO MANY+(rf) FAMOUS MALE CAPTAIN, GENTRY, KING, ARMY WRITE VARIOUS THERE+++(rt-to-lt) MUCH. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=350
23Draper (1915) FUTUREN/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=23
192Draper (1915) FUTUREN/Ags:OH-WELL 1P-IX DECIDE 1P-SELF PUT-DOWN 1P-POSS NAME ON THAT(2h) cl-d-trace:11(document) A-C-T AND 1P-IX HOPE FUTURE TIME-PERIOD SHOW THAT(2h) ALRIGHT.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=192
271Erd (1913) FUTUREN/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=271
378Erd (1913) FUTUREN/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=378
389Erd (1913) FUTUREN/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=389
398Erd (1913) FUTUREN/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=398
420Erd (1913) FUTUREN/AGOING(up,lt) TO(lt) LAND~cl:55(up,spread,lt) ALWAYS FUTURE HAPPY STILL pose:arms-folded41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=420
203Fay (1913) FEW-DAYS-FUTUREN/AONE-DAY-AGO BEFORE pn:EMG GO-AWAY TO CITY pn:PHILADELPHIA FOR ARRANGE(3x) BEFORE FEW-DAYS-FUTURE ALL COLLEGE cl-p:CC(group,rt-to-lt) VISIT THAT(1h,lt) SHOW(lt).14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=203
242Fay (1913) FUTUREN/ASO-AS 1P-IX TELEGRAPH~TELEGRAPH(-to-lt) TO pn:EMG TELL(-to-lt) TOMORROW MORNING TIME+~SEVEN D-O-M P-E-D-R-O FUTURE COME(-from-rt) VISIT COLLEGE.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=242
66Fox (1915) FUTUREN/ADET-HON(l-hand, lt) MALE/DET-HON(lt) LECTURE+(int) WONDERFUL, WORD++(lc-to-rc) FUTURE CONTINUE cl:55(flowing-fwd) YEAR++ MANY+ FUTURE. 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=66
71Fox (1915) FUTUREN/ADET-HON(l-hand, lt) MALE/DET-HON(lt) LECTURE+(int) WONDERFUL, WORD++(lc-to-rc) FUTURE CONTINUE cl:55(flowing-fwd) YEAR++ MANY+ FUTURE. 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=71
231Fox (1915) FUTUREN/ADET-IX(rt) WORLD FUTURE(l-hand) LITTLE-BIT LOOK-AT(-to-lt) OR LONG KNOW~STAY gs:WHAT 1P-IX-PL SAY+ HERE(neg), BUT WORLD FUTURE NEVER FORGET gs:WHAT 1P-POSS-PL ARMY+ DO HERE.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=231
243Fox (1915) FUTUREN/ADET-IX(rt) WORLD FUTURE(l-hand) LITTLE-BIT LOOK-AT(-to-lt) OR LONG KNOW~STAY gs:WHAT 1P-IX-PL SAY+ HERE(neg), BUT WORLD FUTURE NEVER FORGET gs:WHAT 1P-POSS-PL ARMY+ DO HERE.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=243
297Fox (1915) FUTUREN/A2P-IX-PL~1P-IX-PL DECIDE DET-IX-PL(rt) HONOR(rc) DIE(2h) FUTURE(l-hand,rf) NOT(l-hand) DIE(1h) WORTH~NOTHING(l-hand) 25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=297
306Fox (1915) FUTUREN/ADET-IX-PL HERE NATION BELOW 3P-IX(up) FUTURE HAVE ONE NEW BORN RELATED(lc-to-rc) WITH FREE26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=306
327Fox (1915) FUTUREN/ADET-IX-PL(arc) GOVERNMENT CONTROL OVER-ALL 2P-POSS-PL PEOPLE BY DET-IX PEOPLE AND FOR DET-IX(-to-rt) PEOPLE FUTURE NOT~NEVER WIPE~AWAY FROM EARTH HERE. 27hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=327
948Gallaudet (1910) FUTUREN/ALIVE MORE FUTURE WEEK(rep) SEVERAL IMPROVE STRONG81hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=948
1008Gallaudet (1910) FUTUREN/A1P-IX TRY FIND WORK(rep3x,arc) PROGRESS FUTURE89hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1008
460Hotchkiss (1913) FUTUREN/Ags:HEY!(rt) FUTURE STATUE ESTABLISH FOR 2P-IX(rt) FUTURE46hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=460
465Hotchkiss (1913) FUTUREN/Ags:HEY!(rt) FUTURE STATUE ESTABLISH FOR 2P-IX(rt) FUTURE46hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=465
505Hotchkiss (1913) FUTUREN/AAND TRUE YEAR SEVERAL FUTURE DEAF ALL-OVER MONEY~PAY(2h-alt) THREE~THOUSAND DOLLAR BUILD STATUE NEAT WITH cl-d-trace:X(profile) IN B-R-O-N-Z-E 3P-POSS(rt) pn:CLERC ESTABLISH(rt) THAT(1h,rt) AREA 3P-SELF AGO PICK-FROM(-from-rt)51hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=505
120Hubbard (1913) FUTUREN/ADURING TIME-PERIOD THAT(1h), COLLEGE IN pn:WASHINGTON-DC HAVE PROBLEM+TROUBLE, 3P-SELF SUPPORT HELP INFLUENCE MAKE MANY PEOPLE AGREE(lt) FUTURE(dn,lt) COLLEGE(lt) ESTABLISH(lt) ON(lt) STRONG(lt) CONTINUE(lt) UP-TILL-NOW~NOW(lt).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=120
176Hubbard (1913) FUTUREN/ADURING BECOME TIRED FUTURE DECIDE OUT~GO-AWAY(-to-lt) REST COLLECT STRONG. 19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=176
225Hubbard (1913) FUTUREN/AFUTURE PEOPLE ALL-OVER NATION IN FEEL~NERVOUS BALANCE THERE-HON(rt) H-O-P-E, THERE-HON(lt) F-E-A-R DAILY cl:B(pendulum-swing)25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=225
238Hubbard (1913) FUTUREN/AFUTURE CHANGE++.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=238
242Hubbard (1913) FUTUREN/ADET-IX(rf) FUTURE PEOPLE ALL~ALL-OVER LIVE HOPE++(anxiously), 28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=242
84McGregor (1912) FUTUREN/A1P-IX-PL FUTURE(l-hand) GET ONE(raised_brow) CORRECT SMART LIPREAD SAY++, MINGLE PEOPLE? FUTURE(rf)NEVER. 17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=84
93McGregor (1912) FUTUREN/A1P-IX-PL FUTURE(l-hand) GET ONE(raised_brow) CORRECT SMART LIPREAD SAY++, MINGLE PEOPLE? FUTURE(rf)NEVER. 17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=93
24McGregor (1913) FUTUREN/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=24
412McGregor (1913) FUTUREN/AWHEN 3P-IX(rt) UNDERSTAND CLEAR WORD+ 1P-POSS-PL FATHER, 3P-SELF(rt) FUTURE(int) DO THAT(1h) NEGATIVE 38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=412
613McGregor (1913) FUTUREN/AWHEN WORLD UNDERSTAND CLEAR pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(up,rt) WORD+, 1P-POSS-PL FATHER IN 3P-POSS(rt) TRUE MEANING, FUTURE(2h) TAKE(2h-alt) STRUGGLE, WAR STOP(int) END AND 3P-POSS(up,int,rt) KING TRUE COME(-from-up) ON EARTH.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=613
418Veditz (1913) FUTUREN/AKEEP AND(rf) GIVE++(lt-to-rt) TO(rt) FUTURE(rt) C-O-M-I-N-G G-E-N-E-R-A-T-I-O-N-S.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=418
539Veditz (1913) FUTUREN/ABUT DEAF IN THERE(rt) pn:GERMANY(rc), IN pn:ENGLAND(lt), IN pn:FRANCE(l-hand,lt), IN pn:ITALY(r-hand,facing_lc), FUTURE(-to-rt) SEE THAT(2h) cl-d:SonB(film) F-I-L-M-S 48hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=539
550Veditz (1913) FUTUREN/AYEAR+ FIFTY FUTURE(-to-rt), THAT(1h) PHOTOGRAPH~cl-d:SonB(film) FUTURE TRUE P-R-I-C-E-L-E-S-S.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=550
553Veditz (1913) FUTUREN/AYEAR+ FIFTY FUTURE(-to-rt), THAT(1h) PHOTOGRAPH~cl-d:SonB(film) FUTURE TRUE P-R-I-C-E-L-E-S-S.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=553
630Veditz (1913) FUTUREN/AA-S L-O-N-G A-S 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HAVE DEAF ON EARTH, 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) FUTURE HAVE SIGN.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=630
642Veditz (1913) FUTUREN/AAND A-S L-O-N-G A-S 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HAVE 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) F-I-L-M-S, 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) FUTURE CAN P-R-E-S-E-R-V-E 1P-POSS-PL+(arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL SIGN ENTER 3P-POSS(-to-lc) OLD(2h)~AGO P-U-R-I-T-Y.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=642
656Veditz (1913) FUTUREN/A1P-IX HOPE+ 1P-IX-PL(arc-to-1P) ALL FUTURE LOVE AND PROTECT(arc,lt-to-rt) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL S-I-G-N L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E(ctr-to-rt) A-S T-H-E N-O-B-L-E-S-T(lt-to-rt) G-I-F-T(ctr) GOD~DET-IX(up) GIVE TO DEAF pose:bow.59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=656