Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
401Higgins (1923) HEREHEREHERE: Both supine palms, fingers pointing outward immediately in front.73hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=401&refid=higgins1923
406Long (1918) COME-HERECOMECOME: Make motion as if motioning for someone to come to you, using both hands. Or, draw both "G" hands from side toward self, fingers pointing toward each other.53hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=406&refid=long1918
765Long (1918) HEREHEREHERE: Bring open hands, palms up, near the body, end to end but not touching, and let each describe a small circle in opposite directions outward, coming toward each other again nearer the body.86hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=765&refid=long1918
276Long (1918) SUMMONS~COME-HERECALL, ATTRACT THE ATTENTION OFCALL, ATTRACT THE ATTENTION OF: Hold open left hand out in front, palm down and back slightly toward self; strike the back with the open right hand and then beckon toward self. VII,144.41hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=276&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
14Bryant (1915) HEREN/AONE BEAUTIFUL WARM ALL-DAY fs:NOV NINETEEN ONE~THOUSAND EIGHT~HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE PRESIDENT L-I-N-C-O-L-N GOING(-to-X) ARRIVE(-to-X) HERE cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse) ON HORSE(2h) IN PEOPLE(rf)~CLASS(rt) ABOVE TWENTY THOUSAND PEOPLE 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=bryant&glossid=14
24Bryant (1915) HEREN/AHERE PRESIDENT L-I-N-L-N gs:SIT THERE-HON(behind-X) SEE~LOOK-AT (sweep_rt-to-lt) gs:ARISE STAND GOING LECTURE IN-FRONT-OF PEOPLE~CLASS FOR ABOUT TEN M-I-N-U-T-E-S.2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=bryant&glossid=24
140Cloud (1913) HEREN/ATHAT(2h) SHAPE SOME SHOW HONOR, LOVE pn:FRANCE DEAF HAVE FOR D-E L-E-P-P-E, AND THAT(1h) LOVE 1P-IX-PL HERE HAVE AND OTHER DEAF ALSO.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=140
186Cloud (1913) HEREN/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=186
173Dougherty (1913) SUMMONS~COME-HEREN/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=173
105Draper (1915) HEREN/Afs:IF 1P-IX fs:COULD TAKE-UP(ctr-to-rt) SEVERAL(2h) HEAVY(int) INSULT++(-to-1P) COME(1h) HERE TO 1P-IX NOW STILL(2h) TIME-PERIOD (false_start) COLLECT TIME-PERIOD HUSH~QUIET THINKING, 1P-IX APPRECIATE SEEK THAT(1h) ASK-QUESTION ABOUT ESTABLISH COLLEGE DEAF. 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=105
222Draper (1915) HEREN/Ags:OH-WELL COLLEGE HERE BLESS IN TWO THING.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=222
43Erd (1913) COME-HEREN/AHEAR(pitch) THERE(-to-rt) INITIAL-W~cl-d:55(falls-of-Minnehaha,rt_up-to-dn) cl:55(waters-striking-a-wall)+ cl:55(dn,swirling-spray-of-water-up) cl:55(settling-down) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A(rt) pose:open-arms(-to-lt) gs:COME-HERE(-to-lt), TO-1P 1P-IX FAR+(pitch).5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=43
77Erd (1913) COME-HEREN/Ags:COME-HERE(-from-lt) COME-HERE(-from-lt) TO-1P(-from-lt) FROM DET-IX-POSS(lt) cl-d:BB(wigwam,lt) FAR+(pitch) LAND~ALL-OVER(-to-rt) D-A-C-O-T-A-H-S. 8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=77
78Erd (1913) COME-HEREN/Ags:COME-HERE(-from-lt) COME-HERE(-from-lt) TO-1P(-from-lt) FROM DET-IX-POSS(lt) cl-d:BB(wigwam,lt) FAR+(pitch) LAND~ALL-OVER(-to-rt) D-A-C-O-T-A-H-S. 8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=78
144Erd (1913) COME-HEREN/ADURING(rest) HEAR(pitch,l-hand) YELL(pitch,r-hand,-to-rt) 3P-POSS(lt) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A pose:reach-out(-to-rt) gs:COME-HERE+(-to-lt) ACROSS(pitch,lt) DARK(pitch,lt).15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=144
352Erd (1913) HEREN/ACOMING(-from-lt) NEGATIVE(up) AGAIN HERE WORLD FOR WORK DO(pitch) gs:NOTHING(pitch), COMING(-from-lt) NEGATIVE(up) AGAIN HERE WORLD FOR SUFFER~PAIN. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=352
361Erd (1913) HEREN/ACOMING(-from-lt) NEGATIVE(up) AGAIN HERE WORLD FOR WORK DO(pitch) gs:NOTHING(pitch), COMING(-from-lt) NEGATIVE(up) AGAIN HERE WORLD FOR SUFFER~PAIN. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=361
366Erd (1913) HEREN/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=366
10Fay (1913) HEREN/A1P-POSS FRIEND~CLASS, DURING NEAR FIFTY YEAR+ UP-TILL-NOW 1P-IX RELATED HERE COLLEGE, MANY+++(arc) FAMOUS MALE(rf)~FEMALE COME VISIT HERE. 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=10
17Fay (1913) HEREN/A1P-POSS FRIEND~CLASS, DURING NEAR FIFTY YEAR+ UP-TILL-NOW 1P-IX RELATED HERE COLLEGE, MANY+++(arc) FAMOUS MALE(rf)~FEMALE COME VISIT HERE. 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=17
128Fay (1913) HEREN/A1P-IX-PL HERE COLLEGE READ+ IN PAPER HOW NOW++ D-O-M pn:PEDRO IN CITY+++(rc) AND 1P-IX-PL WANT SUMMONS~INVITE(-from-rt) COME VISIT COLLEGE.9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=128
228Fay (1913) HEREN/A1P-IX FEEL fs:IF PRES(false start) EMPEROR~OVER-ALL B-R-A-Z-I-L COME VISIT COLLEGE, gs:OH-WELL PRESIDENT COLLEGE NEED HERE FOR MEET.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=228
110Fox (1915) HEREN/AEIGHTY-SEVEN YEAR PAST 1P-POSS-PL FATHER(2h) BRING(rt-shoulder-to-ctr) ON HERE LAND~ALL-OVER ONE NEW NATION 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=110
176Fox (1915) HEREN/A1P-IX-PL cl-p:CC(gather) ON ONE LARGE WAR LAND~ALL-OVER THAT(1h) WAR FOR(l-hand) cl:CC(set-aside-to-rt) SOME(rc) THAT(1h,rt) LAND(rt) FOR ONE LAST REST PLACE FOR(rc) THAT(1h,rt) ARMY+ WHO HERE GIVE-GIFT(up) 3P-POSS(rc) LIVE SO-AS THAT(2h) NATION CAN LIVE.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=176
207Fox (1915) HEREN/A1P-IX-PL CANT+ MAKE~NEAT HERE(rt) LAND20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=207
217Fox (1915) HEREN/ADET-IX(ctr) BRAVE ARMY+ LIVE AND DIE(2h) WHO(l-hand,rf) WAR HERE END MAKE~NEAT MOST THAN 1P-POSS-PL WEAK STRONG CAN ADD+(lc) THEN REMOVE(rc) 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=217
240Fox (1915) HEREN/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=240
250Fox (1915) HEREN/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=250
257Fox (1915) HEREN/ATRUE GOOD FOR(rf) 1P-IX-PL WHO LIVE HERE FOR CHANGE PAY-ATTENTION(-to-rt) TO(rt) THAT(2h) DO LEAVE-THERE(lc) END(lc) NOT-YET,THAT(2h) DO 3P-SELF+(rt) GIVE(lc) LAST FULL WORTH 3P-POSS(rt) REST23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=257
302Fox (1915) HEREN/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=302
332Fox (1915) HEREN/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=332
25Hanson (1913) HEREN/ANOW N-A-D cl-p:CC(gather) IN CITY(circ) C-L-E-V-E-L-A-N-D BEAUTIFUL NOW AFTERNOON 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HERE SHOW HONOR TO THAT(1h) FRIEND.2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hanson&glossid=25
6Hubbard (1913) HEREN/APRESIDENT, gs:ALL(rt-to-ctr arc), FEMALE~FANCY, MALE(rf)~FANCY, 1P-IX-PL HERE ON H-A-L-L-O-W-E-D G-R-O-U-N-D, HAPPEN+ MUCH5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=6
15Hubbard (1913) HEREN/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=15
19Hubbard (1913) HEREN/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=19
334Hubbard (1913) HEREN/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=334
121Marshall (1920) SUMMONS~COME-HEREN/AWOOD TWO(rf) cl-i:XxXx(alt,strum-keg,4x) SUMMONS(at_elbow)~COME-HERE+(-from-bk_rt) SUMMONS(at_elbow)~COME-HERE+(-from-bk_lt) ARMY MARCH+ cl-i:XxXx(strum-keg,alt_3x)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=121
122Marshall (1920) SUMMONS~COME-HEREN/AWOOD TWO(rf) cl-i:XxXx(alt,strum-keg,4x) SUMMONS(at_elbow)~COME-HERE+(-from-bk_rt) SUMMONS(at_elbow)~COME-HERE+(-from-bk_lt) ARMY MARCH+ cl-i:XxXx(strum-keg,alt_3x)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=122
3McGregor (1912) HEREN/AFEMALE~FANCY(r-hand) MALE~FANCY(l-hand) HERE, ALWAYS WHEN 1P-IX HEAR ABOUT R-E-S-T-O-R-E-D T-O S-O-C-I-E-T-Y DEAF, THINK ABOUT pn:IRELAND 3P-POSS(rt) F-L-E-A. 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=3
4McGregor (1913) HEREN/A1P-POSS MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME HERE(nod) 1P-IX BRING(rt-to-ctr) TO 2P-IX-PL INDEFINITE M-E-S-S-A-G-E O-F LOVE(bow).1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=4
296McGregor (1913) HEREN/AOR HERE FIRE(fwd) AWFUL32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=296
529McGregor (1913) COME-HEREN/ASEE(-to-lt) THERE(lt) SPIRIT(rf)~FLY COME AGAIN; 3P-SELF(lt) GOING(-to-rt) gs:COME-HERE++ SHOW-3P(rt), pose:surprised 51hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=529
30Veditz (1913) HEREN/ASHOW 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) HAPPY++ THAT(2h) MALE~cl-d:B(height) BORN ON HERE EARTH.4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=30
582Veditz (1913) HEREN/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=582