Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
349Higgins (1923) GETGETGET: Closed left hand palm rightward, right open hand palm leftward, reaches out as if to gather in, and comes to rest closed on top of left hand. (Attain) (Obtain) (Take) (Accept) (Receive) (Catch). (When the finished sign is brought in towards the body it shows more clearly the idea of receiving or accepting).64hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=349&refid=higgins1923
38Higgins (1923) GET-UPARISEARISE: Backs of right "V" fingers on left supine palm and then right inverted "V" tips on the left supine palm. (Get up) ("Stand up" from lying).11hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=38&refid=higgins1923
304Long (1918) AVOIDEVADE, GET AROUND, AVOIDEVADE, GET AROUND, AVOID: Holding the left "A" hand in front, thumb up, place the right "A" hand in similar position, behind it and nearer self; throw the right hand to one side and then the other, giving it a twisting motion from the wrist.44hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=304&refid=long1918
312Long (1918) GETGET, OBTAINGET, OBTAIN: Reach out left "S" hand and then make a grab upon the top of it with the right. 45hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=312&refid=long1918
313Long (1918) GETRECEIVE, GET (by the speaker)RECEIVE, GET (by the speaker): Make similar motion (OBTAIN) but at the same time draw hands toward you. VIII,159.45hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=313&refid=long1918
348Long (1918) GET-UPRISE, GET UPRISE, GET UP (from a fall or from a lying posture): Lay "V" back down, in palm of hand, and lift it to a standing position.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=348&refid=long1918
385Long (1918) MAKE~ARRANGE~ENDPREPARE, GET READYPREPARE, GET READY: Express by making sign for "make" and "ready;" or "arrange" and "before."51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=385&refid=long1918
168Michaels (1923) GETDRAWDRAW: 1. Spread both hands out before you as far as you can with the palms up. 2. Close the fingers in the palms of the hands, as if taking hold of something. 3. Pull the hands toward you. 50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=168&refid=michaels1923
169Michaels (1923) GETDRAW DRAW: 1. Spread both hands out before you as far as you can with the palms up. 2. Close the fingers in the palms of the hands, as if taking hold of something. 3. Pull the hands toward you.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=169&refid=michaels1923
243Michaels (1923) GETGETGET: 1. Hold both hands in front of you with the palms facing each other and fingers spread out. 2. Close the fingers and draw the hand toward you. 63hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=243&refid=michaels1923
488Michaels (1923) GETRECEIVERECEIVE: 1. Hold both hands out in front of you. Palms up. 2. Draw the fingers around the thumbs. 3. Move the hands to your breast. Same for accept.107hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=488&refid=michaels1923
497Michaels (1923) GET-UPRISE (3)RISE: To get up from bed: 1. Lay the index finger in the palm of the left hand. 2. Rise it up slowly.108hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=497&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
175Cloud (1913) GETN/AFROM THAT(rf,1h)SCHOOL ESTABLISH BY D-E L-E-P-E-E AND OVER-ALL 3P-POSS EXCHANGE~AGENT S-I-C-A-R-D, pn:GALLAUDET G-A-L-L-E-T GET FOR pn:AMERICA DEAF TWO WORTH THING, FINGERSPELLING AND SIGN.7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=175
164Dougherty (1913) GETN/AD-R S-I-M-P-S-O-N 3P-SELF(rt) GET cl-d:ConB(vial) cl-d:BB(height-approx-8-inches) C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M FROM FRIEND IN L-I-V-E-R-P-O-O-L.18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=164
309Dougherty (1913) GETN/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=309
171Fay (1913) GETN/A1P-IX-PL WONDERFUL MUCH ONE DAY GET M-E-S-S-A-G-E FROM D-E-P-A-R-T-M-E-N-T O-F S-T-A-T-E SAY(1x) TOMORROW MORNING TIME+~SEVEN D-O-M P-E-D-R-O WANT COME(-from-rt) VISIT COLLEGE DEAF.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=171
108Gallaudet (1910) GETN/AAND 3P-SELF(lt) DURING MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) IN SCHOOL 3P-POSS(lt) FATHER GET cl:1(bullet-hit-body) DIE(1h,l-hand) FROM D-O-O-N-E-S CLASS(rc)10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=108
526Gallaudet (1910) GETN/AAND 1P-IX-PL GET(lt) EAT UNDER(lt) LARGE(lt) TREE(l-hand_dom) SEEM(2h,lt) SAME OLD(2h) ENOUGH FOR YEAR(rep) THREE~HUNDRED PAST(l-hand) WHEN TIME-PERIOD O-F J-O-H-N47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=526
562Gallaudet (1910) GETN/AAND 1P-IX-PL STAY(2h,lt) AWHILE VERY PLEASANT GET49hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=562
726Gallaudet (1910) GETN/AAND FROM-THEN-ON THAT(1h,rt) MALE YOUNG GET(2h) cl:1(bullet-hit-body) DIE(1h,l-hand) IN ONE ROBBER STEAL TAKE(rep2x,2h-alt,rt-to-ctr) RELATED T-H-E D-O-O-N-E-S 64hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=726
57Hotchkiss (1913) GET~LEARNN/AAND DURING 1P-IX RELATED THAT(lc) SCHOOL(lc) 1P-IX MINGLE(lc) SEE(-to-lt) GET~LEARN FROM SEVERAL(l-hand)/IX(r-hand)) MOST+(lt-to-rt) TEACH~AGENT 3P-POSS(lt) DEAF5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=57
301Hotchkiss (1913) GET~STRONGN/ABUT TRUE 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-3P-to-3P) EAT++(2h-alt) FOR GET~STRONG SO-AS 1P-IX-PL CAN DO LIVE GOOD(2h)29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=301
346Hotchkiss (1913) GETN/ABUT THAT(1h) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) FORGET THINKING ABOUT PLAY++(lt-to-rt) FORGET~GONE TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ AND pn:CLERC GET DET-IX(rt) WOOD gs:NOTHING32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=346
573Hotchkiss (1913) GETN/ATHINK~SUPERIOR EVERY+++ DEAF SPEAK MALE NEED gs:ORDERED-TO-GO(rt-to-lt) GOING(-to-lt) pn:CLERC C-L-E-R-C AND MONEY GIVE(-to-lt) FOR 3P-POSS(lt) TEACH(-to-rt) SO-AS ALL GET UNDERSTAND 3P-POSS(lt) SPIRIT SIGN55hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=573
739Hotchkiss (1913) GET-UPN/AD-A-V-I-D gs:HOLD-HARP SEE(-to-lt) pn:JESUS GET-UP, gs:STRUM-HARP++++(int) MORE BIG NOISE(diverges)69hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=739
748Hotchkiss (1913) GET-UPN/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=748
330Hubbard (1913) GET-OPPORTUNITYN/ATIME-PERIOD NOW 1P-IX-PL GET-OPPORTUNITY AGAIN N-A-D COME HERE HONOR(bow) GIVE 1P-POSS-PL (false-start) KNOW~STAY 1P-POSS-PL FRIEND AND MALE~cl-d:B(height) NOBLE. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=330
171Marshall (1920) GETN/A1P-IX WANT(rt) GET(-from-rt) WRAPUP(rt) pose:put-in-pocket BRING(-to-lt) LOVE FEMALE J-E-M-I-M-A GIVE(-to-lt).26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=171
85McGregor (1912) GETN/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=85
377Veditz (1913) GETN/AE-D-W-A-R-D M-I-N-E-R G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T, pn:EMG, LEARN(up-from-lt) GET(-from-lt) THAT(2h) SIGN FROM 3P-POSS(dn_rt) FATHER pn:GALLAUDET.34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=377