Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: GOD

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
361Higgins (1923) GODGODGOD: Right open palm points upward and then with a slight reverent flourish bend the wrist so hand becomes slightly prone. (Some merely point the index toward heaven, but this seems to be better used only when we refer to God as angry with sin.)67hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=361&refid=higgins1923
909Long (1918) GODGODGOD: Elevating the right "G" hand, point it outward, then draw it backward and downward toward self; the end then points up toward heaven. Some use whole open hand. XIX,353.100hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=909&refid=long1918
252Michaels (1923) DET-IX~GODGODGOD: 1. Point the index finger, with the tips of the thumb and middle finger touching each other, heavenward. 2. Extend your eyes heavenward. 3. Move the hand down before your face slowly, spread out the fingers as you do so. 4. Bow the head reverently.65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=252&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
275Dougherty (1913) GODN/A3P-IX C-H-E-A-T GOD BETRAY GOD ANGRY(1h) WITH PEOPLE DET-IX-PL UP-TILL-NOW TIME E-V-E TEMPT A-D-A-M EAT(2h-alt) APPLE.29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=275
277Dougherty (1913) GODN/A3P-IX C-H-E-A-T GOD BETRAY GOD ANGRY(1h) WITH PEOPLE DET-IX-PL UP-TILL-NOW TIME E-V-E TEMPT A-D-A-M EAT(2h-alt) APPLE.29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=277
297Dougherty (1913) GODN/ADOCTOR TROUBLE PROTECT(rt) DISCUSS(rt) GOD FEEL~PITY(rf-to-rc).31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=297
406Erd (1913) GODN/ATO LAND~cl:55(up,spread) PLACE(up) ALL(pitch) SPIRIT GOD(l-hand) END(rf) BLESS, 39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=406
680Hotchkiss (1913) GODN/AHEAVEN~THERE(up_rt) ANGEL SING GIVE(up_rt) GOD SEE(l-hand,lt) pn:JESUS(lt) DIE(1h,l-hand,lt), SAD STOP SING CRY(1h)64hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=680
692Hotchkiss (1913) GODN/AD-A-V-I-D DET-IX(up_rt) gs:STRUM-HARP GIVE(up_rt) GOD SING, SEE(l-hand,lt) pn:JESUS DIE(2h), gs:STRUM-HARP STOP gs:HOLD-HARP 65hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=692
132McGregor (1913) GODN/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=132
501McGregor (1913) GODN/A3P-IX(lt) TELL-3P(rt) 1P-IX PUT-DOWN+ NAME++ MALE~ALL-OVER WHO GOD(up) 3P-SELF(up) LOVE.47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=501
539McGregor (1913) GODN/ANAME+ 2P-POSS(rt) FIRST(1h) LEAD fs:OF ALL MALE(rep_internal_mov) GOD LOVE THINK~SUPERIOR 2P-SELF(rt) LOVE ALL MALE52hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=539
668Veditz (1913) GOD~DET-IXN/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=668