Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
429Higgins (1923) IMPROVEIMPROVEIMPROVE: Left hand pointing outward, palm rightward, left hand edgewise across left wrist and moved in successive stages up the arm. (Amend).78hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=429&refid=higgins1923
325Long (1918) IMPROVEIMPROVE, PROGRESS UPWARDIMPROVE, GRADUAL PROGRESS UPWARD: Hold out left "B" hand, forefinger edge up; place the little-finger edge of "B" right hand crosswise near end of left forefinger; raise it and drop it again on left hand a little farther up, and continue motion the length of the hand, and beyond, thus measuring off spaces of advancement. VIII,162.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=325&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
951Gallaudet (1910) IMPROVEN/ALIVE MORE FUTURE WEEK(rep) SEVERAL IMPROVE STRONG81hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=951
36Hubbard (1913) IMPROVEN/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=36