Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: HELP

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
400Higgins (1923) HELPHELPHELP: Left horizontal closed hand, palm rightward; right supine fingers placed under left hand and raising it a trifle. (Encouragement) (Assistance) (Aid) (Benefit) (Give assistance) (Help of God: "Grace").73hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=400&refid=higgins1923
393Long (1918) HELPHELP, AID, BENEFIT, GIVE ASSISTANCEHELP, AID, BENEFIT, GIVE ASSISTANCE: Place the right open hand under the left "A" hand and lift it up.52hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=393&refid=long1918
1108Long (1918) HELP~GRACEGRACE (actual)GRACE (Actual): Helping grace.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1108&refid=long1918
41Michaels (1923) HELPASSISTASSIST: 1. Put your right palm under your left forearm or hand. 2. Lift the left forearm or hand upward. 26hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=41&refid=michaels1923
284Michaels (1923) HELPHELPHELP: 1. Put the right palm under the left forearm. 2. Lift the forearm up.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=284&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
204Cloud (1913) HELP~AGENTN/ADEAF HERE(rf) pn:AMERICA UNDER 1P-POSS-PL N-A-D CLASS END ESTABLISH AT pn:WASHINGTON ONE SHAPE FOR 3P-POSS OTHER LOVE HONOR FRIEND HELP~AGENT T-H-O-M-A-S H-O-P-K-I-N-S G-A-L-L-A-D-E-T.8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=204
237Cloud (1913) HELP~AGENTN/A3P-POSS REMEMBER IN SOUL pn:AMERICA DEAF A-S 3P-POSS-PL FRIEND, TEACH~AGENT, HELP~AGENT CONTINUE FOR~FUTURE(2h).11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=237
84Dougherty (1913) HELPN/AMOM~DAD BOTH DECIDE SPEND(rf)~COLLECT MONEY GIVE(-to-rt) SON GROWUP LEARN BECOME DOCTOR HELP FIND WAY T-O CHANGE(rf) REMOVE SUFFER-PAIN AMONG(rf) PEOPLE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=84
115Dougherty (1913) HELPN/A3P-IX(rc,rf) PAY-ATTENTION SEEK+ WAY HELP MOTHER SUFFER-PAIN SEE~READ+ VARIOUS TRY THING.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=115
175Dougherty (1913) HELPN/Afs:HE SUMMONS~COME-HERE(-from-rt) 3P-POSS(rf) HELP TWO DOCTOR~AGENT YOUNG COME(rf) SEE SHARE(rf) THREE cl-d:1along1(horiz,lab-setup) cl:Aabove1++(pour-solution), cl-i:C+(at-nose,breathe-in-solution-to-put-down).19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=175
148Draper (1915) HELPN/AC-O-G-E-S-S END SEEK BEFORE(exp) ABOUT(rf) THAT(2h) ASK-QUESTION, AND 3P-SELF(lt) C-O-G-R-S DECIDE THAT(1h) A-C-T GOOD(2h,int) HELP PROGRESS EARTH HELP TRUE.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=148
151Draper (1915) HELPN/AC-O-G-E-S-S END SEEK BEFORE(exp) ABOUT(rf) THAT(2h) ASK-QUESTION, AND 3P-SELF(lt) C-O-G-R-S DECIDE THAT(1h) A-C-T GOOD(2h,int) HELP PROGRESS EARTH HELP TRUE.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=151
217Draper (1915) HELPN/AHOPE DEAF EVERY+++(arc) MALE~FEMALE SEE 1P-POSS DO, FEEL GOOD~SUPERIOR 1P-IX DO GOOD~MOST 1P-IX(rf) CAN D-O, GOOD~SUPERIOR 1P-IX(rf) CAN THINKING THAT(1h) HELP HAPPEN SUCCEED.23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=217
407Gallaudet (1910) HELPN/AAND(l-hand) TO THAT(2h) FEMALE ONCE J-O-H-N R-I-D-D(l-hand) HAPPEN 3P-POSS(lt) SWEETHEART WITH L-O-R-N-A PROGRESS SOME DILEMMA(rep2x,arc,rt-to-lt) 3P-SELF(lt) GO-TO(-to-rt) SEE~ASK-QUESTION(rep,-to-rt) THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(2h) FOR HELP.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=407
411Gallaudet (1910) HELPN/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=411
1027Gallaudet (1910) HELPN/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=1027
81Hotchkiss (1913) HELPN/ATHAT(1h)MALE LIVE AGO++ LEAVE-FROM(rt) HOME pn:FRANCE(rt) WITH(rt-to-lt) pn:GALLAUDET FOR HELP(lc) ESTABLISH(lc) THAT(1h,lt) FIRST SCHOOL(lc)7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=81
177Hotchkiss (1913) HELPN/ATHAT(1h,rt) WOOD cl-d:CC(long-thin-cylinder) cl-i:Xx+++(cane) HELP(-to-rt) IN TWO WAY(lt) WAY(rt)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=177
188Hotchkiss (1913) HELPN/AFIRST, LEAD 3P-POSS(rt) WALK+ SECOND OFTEN HELP(-to-rt) cl-d:CC(cane) SUMMONS LOOK-AT-1P MALE~FEMALE~CHILDREN CARELESS cl-i:Xx+(poke), cl-i:Xx(hit)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=188
38Hubbard (1913) HELPN/ADET-IX-PL DEAF GATHER HERE FROM pn:AMERICA THERE+++(rt-to-lt) HERE (glitch) FOR HONOR(bow) MALE~cl-d:B(height) THREE SPECIAL ONE fs:OF 1P-POSS-PL M-A-R-T-R-Y-R-E-D P-R-E-S-D-E-N-T-S AND FRIEND 1P-POSS-PL TRY+ PROGRESS++ IMPROVE SCHOOL HELP DEAF.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=38
114Hubbard (1913) HELPN/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=114
193Hubbard (1913) HELPN/A3P-IX(rt) BODY(rf)~STRONG, HAPPEN MOMENT SEEM(2h) BLINK, 3P-IX(rt) BECOME cl:AA-to-BB(stricken,rt) pose:lay-there SUFFER-PAIN HELP 3P-SELF(rt) CANT+.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=193
55McGregor (1912) HELPN/ANO-NO INTELLIGENT BUT 3P-IX(lt) SAME(exp,int) NOW MANY+ TEACH~AGENT WANT+ HELP(-to-rt) DEAF, 8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=55
346McGregor (1913) HELPN/AALL(int) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHER IN TROUBLE NEED+ HELP(-to-rt) DET-IX(at_X) THINK~SUPERIOR 1P-IX-PL KNOW WHAT+ HARM 3P-IX(rt) HARM-1P 1P-IX-PL, ANY HELP(-to-rt) 3P-IX(rt) HELP-1P 1P-IX 35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=346
357McGregor (1913) HELPN/AALL(int) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHER IN TROUBLE NEED+ HELP(-to-rt) DET-IX(at_X) THINK~SUPERIOR 1P-IX-PL KNOW WHAT+ HARM 3P-IX(rt) HARM-1P 1P-IX-PL, ANY HELP(-to-rt) 3P-IX(rt) HELP-1P 1P-IX 35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=357
359McGregor (1913) HELP-1PN/AALL(int) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHER IN TROUBLE NEED+ HELP(-to-rt) DET-IX(at_X) THINK~SUPERIOR 1P-IX-PL KNOW WHAT+ HARM 3P-IX(rt) HARM-1P 1P-IX-PL, ANY HELP(-to-rt) 3P-IX(rt) HELP-1P 1P-IX 35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=359
426McGregor (1913) HELP-3PN/A3P-IX(up) NEED 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) HELP-3P(up) OR 3P-IX(up) REQUIRE HELP-3P(up), gs:NOTHING40hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=426
430McGregor (1913) HELP-3PN/A3P-IX(up) NEED 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) HELP-3P(up) OR 3P-IX(up) REQUIRE HELP-3P(up), gs:NOTHING40hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=430
438McGregor (1913) HELP-3PN/A3P-SELF(up) STRONG CAN PROGRESS WITHOUT 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) HELP-3P(up)+41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=438
447McGregor (1913) HELPN/ABUT(int) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) BROTHER ON EARTH TRUE REQUIRE 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HELP, 1P-IX NEED 1P-POSS-PL HELP; 42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=447
451McGregor (1913) HELPN/AAND 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) REQUIRE-3P 3P-POSS-PL HELP-1P WHEN 1P-IX-PL IN TROUBLE.43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=451
456McGregor (1913) HELP-1PN/AAND 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) REQUIRE-3P 3P-POSS-PL HELP-1P WHEN 1P-IX-PL IN TROUBLE.43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=456
523Veditz (1913) HELPN/AAND NOT SPECIAL DET-IX-PL(arc-to-X) pn:AMERICA DEAF COLLECT HELP(up) FROM(rf) THAT(2h) ONE NEGATIVE.47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=523
585Veditz (1913) HELPN/A3P-SELF+(rt) TELL(2h,arc) HERE SIGN WORTH(rf)~gs:NOTHING HELP gs:NOTHING TO DEAF.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=585