Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: HOPE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
407Higgins (1923) THINK~HOPEHOPEHOPE: Right index tip to forehead for "Think" then both bent hands tandem to one side, palms opposite directions, fingers bending as if beckoning. (Expect).74hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=407&refid=higgins1923
151Long (1918) HOPEHOPE, EXPECTHOPE, EXPECT (something looked foward to with desire): Place end of right forefinger on center of forehead; extend left hand out and up at an angle of about 45 degrees, palm up; now bring right hand away from the forehead and place it palm down just above the bend of the elbow; bend the right hand down and at the same time the left up and repeat several times with a kind of beckoning motion. Or move the fingers of both hands in same position as above with a shaking motion like playing the keys of a piano. IV,74.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=151&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
46Cloud (1913) HOPEN/A3P-SELF PASS-DOWN(rf) FANCY PEOPLE, RICH HAVE, LEARN WISE HAVE SOUL STRONG LOVE FEEL~PITY(2h) FOR(rf) PEOPLE, AND WITH EVERY++(linear) HOPE FOR(rf) GLORY SUCCEED IN ANY WORK WANT+, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=46
33Draper (1915) HOPEN/ATROUBLE BUT 3P-POSS SPIRIT HOPE CONTINUE.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=33
39Draper (1915) HOPEN/A3P-POSS(l-hand) HOPE SUCCEED(rf) CONTINUE STILL(1h).5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=39
170Draper (1915) HOPEN/A1P-IX FEEL 3P-POSS(rt) DEAF HOPE++ PROGRESS-UP~LEVEL(exp) ALRIGHT+ GOOD(int). 20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=170
174Draper (1915) HOPEN/AHOPE SEE THAT(1h,rt) SUCCEED.21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=174
191Draper (1915) HOPEN/Ags:OH-WELL 1P-IX DECIDE 1P-SELF PUT-DOWN 1P-POSS NAME ON THAT(2h) cl-d-trace:11(document) A-C-T AND 1P-IX HOPE FUTURE TIME-PERIOD SHOW THAT(2h) ALRIGHT.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=191
197Draper (1915) HOPEN/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=197
780Hotchkiss (1913) HOPEN/A1P-IX HOPE NEGATIVE LONG(-from-leg) LONG(-from-leg) BEFORE 1P-IX-PL MEET AGAIN pose:bow73hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=780
246Hubbard (1913) HOPEN/ADET-IX(rf) FUTURE PEOPLE ALL~ALL-OVER LIVE HOPE++(anxiously), 28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=246
653Veditz (1913) HOPEN/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=653