Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: HEART

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
396Higgins (1923) HEARTHEARTHEART: Right index points to heart; or right thumb and index trace shape of heart in region of the heart; or both index tips trace shape of heart. (Heartily).72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=396&refid=higgins1923
1084Long (1918) EUCHARIST~gs:IX-at-HEARTCOMMUNION (holy)COMMUNION (Holy): Make the sign for "Eucharist" and then with the right index finger touch the breast over the heart.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1084&refid=long1918
280Michaels (1923) HEARTHEARTHEART: 1. Put the tips of the index fingers at a point near the top of the heart. 2. Move the hands in a semi-circle downward so the fingers will come together at the bottom of your heart. 3. Pat over the heart.71hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=280&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
174Erd (1913) HEART~HEAVYN/AEAT~BED GOING(-to-lt)/pose:running(-to-lt) H-I-A-W-A-T-H-A, gs:NOTHING EAT THING IN HANDS BRING(pitch,rt-to-lt), TIRED(pitch), HEART~HEAVY(pitch) pose:pacing. 18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=174
223Erd (1913) HEARTN/ATHEN H-I-A-W-A-T-H-A HEART(pitch) FULL cl:55(bursting) BREAK(abrupt_rel), YELL(pitch,2h,-to-rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against,rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against,lt) HEAR(pitch) cl:55(shaking-spreads) 24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=223
336Erd (1913) HEARTN/AALL(pitch) 1P-POSS HEART PUT(lt) BELOW(lt) LAND~cl:55(cover-up,lt) WITH 2P-IX(lt) ALL(pitch) 1P-POSS THINKING GOING(-to-lt) RELATED(pitch,-to-lt) WITH 2P-IX(lt) 35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=336
372Erd (1913) HEARTN/AEARTH(rt) HERE(rt) EAT gs:NOTHING HUNGRY HOT~gs:FEVER GRIEVE(bow) HEART HARM BODY THIN cl-d:BB(thin-body) TIRED.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=372
415Gallaudet (1910) HEARTN/AAND THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(nod,2h,rt) HELP(rep) J-O-H-N CAUSE(-to-lt) FEEL(2h) HEART STRONG FOR SWEETHEART L-O-R-N-A CONTINUE(1h,l-hand)38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=415
1016Gallaudet (1910) HEARTN/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=1016
91Veditz (1913) HEARTN/AFOR YEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW THAT(2h) pn:FRANCE DEAF SEE(-to-lc) WITH EYES FULL CRY, WITH HEART BREAK, THAT(1h) BEAUTIFUL L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E O-F S-I-G-N-S FIRED FROM 3P-POSS(-to-lt) SCHOOL(lt).10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=91