Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: INVENT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
292Higgins (1923) INVENT~ADD~ADDEXAGGERATEEXAGGERATE: Right index tip to forehead for "Think" and then "Add" made repeatedly, first the right hand on top and then the left hand.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=292&refid=higgins1923
197Long (1918) INVENTINVENTINVENT: With the "G" forefinger pointing upward, place the end against the middle of the forehead just above the nose so the finger almost rests the length of the nose; push the finger upward till the length of it has crossed the forehead.33hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=197&refid=long1918
306Long (1918) INVENT~ADD~ADDEXAGGERATEEXAGGERATE: Push the forefinger of the right "G" hand upward across the forehead, straight up from the nose, the length of the finger; then bring down the "&" hand and let the end strike against the end of the left "&" hand pointing up; give both hands a turn, reversing their position, and drawing them apart now strike the right (which is now pointing up) with the left (which now points down).44hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=306&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
7Dougherty (1913) INVENTN/AALL WORLD LOVE GOOD(rf)~PRAISE MALE WHO INVENT SLEEP.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=7
16Dougherty (1913) INVENTN/AALSO 3P-IX-PL ALL HONOR LOVE DOCTOR WHO INVENT cl-i:OintoB(anesthesia) CAUSE CAN(rf) SLEEP OUT PAIN STOP HAPPEN(rf) cl-i:S(pull-tooth) OR cl:B(amputate-leg) SURGERY(at-lt-chest) SURGERY(at-rt-chest).4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=16
73Veditz (1913) INVENT~AGENTN/ABUT 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) LOVE MORE KNOW~SUPERIOR 3P-SELF(lt) TRUE FATHER AND(rf) INVENT~AGENT O-F(rf) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL SIGN.9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=73