Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: INDEFINITE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
31Higgins (1923) INDEFINITEANYONEANYONE: Right vertical index shaken before the body, palm inward.10hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=31&refid=higgins1923
46Long (1918) INDEFINITEANY ONEANY ONE: Same as for "any," then add sign for "male" or "female." II,17. Or, (2) Hold forefinger pointing up, back of hand down, fingers and thumb closed over palm, move hand from side to side.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=46&refid=long1918
1Michaels (1923) INDEFINITEA, ANA or AN: 1. Hold the index finger in front of you. 2. Move the finger in a round about way.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
269Cloud (1913) INDEFINITEN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=269
472Gallaudet (1910) INDEFINITEN/ANEAR(rep) THAT(1h) H-E-A-T-H-E-R, LAND PLACE(-to-rt) WITH G-O-R-S-E YELLOW BEAUTIFUL VERY ALL-OVER(2h,l-hand_static,rc) AND(l-hand) FROM-THEN-ON(-to-rt) B-R-A-K-E-N RED(l-hand) BLACK(l-hand) COLOR GROW(rep3x,small_arc_at_rt) AND DURING INDEFINITE LOOK-AT(1h+arc-to-rt) SEEM(2h) SAME ONE BEAUTIFUL ARTIST(rep5x,lt) cl-d-trace:11(picture-frame,lt) IN C-O-L-O-R 42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=472
44McGregor (1912) INDEFINITEN/ASAME(int) OFTEN HEAR ABOUT DEAF INDEFINITE IN THERE(rt) B-O-S-T-O-N SMART(int) SAY LIPREAD 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=44
9McGregor (1913) INDEFINITEN/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=9
175Veditz (1913) INDEFINITEN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(2h,rt-to-ctr) ON 1P-IX-PL(arc-to-1P) SAME+ INDEFINITE(rt) JAIL(dn_rt)~AGENT IRON(dn-at-leg,rt) CHAINS+(dn-at-leg,rt), LOOK-AT(2h,rt_dn-to-ctr_up) ON INDEFINITE(ctr) OUT FREE TRAVEL(arc)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=175
181Veditz (1913) INDEFINITEN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(2h,rt-to-ctr) ON 1P-IX-PL(arc-to-1P) SAME+ INDEFINITE(rt) JAIL(dn_rt)~AGENT IRON(dn-at-leg,rt) CHAINS+(dn-at-leg,rt), LOOK-AT(2h,rt_dn-to-ctr_up) ON INDEFINITE(ctr) OUT FREE TRAVEL(arc)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=181
247Veditz (1913) INDEFINITEN/ABUT DET-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) pn:AMERICA DEAF(l-hand) QUICK NEAR+ INDEFINITE BAD TIME-PERIOD FOR 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SCHOOL.23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=247
459Veditz (1913) INDEFINITEN/ATRUE(int) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) N-A-T-I-O-N-A-L A-S-S-O-C-I-A-T-I-O-N O-F T-H-E D-E-A-F END COLLECT INDEFINITE F-U-N-D FIVE~THOUSAND cl-d-trace:1onB(dollar) FOR THAT(1h) PURPOSE.41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=459