Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: INVITE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
444Higgins (1923) SUMMONS~INVITEINVITEINVITE: Right finger tips tapped against the back of left hand and add sign for "welcome," by raising right palm vertical and leftward, and moving it out and down and in as if encouraging people to walk in, i.e., right palm as if reaching out and placed on the back of the person ushered in.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=444&refid=higgins1923
387Long (1918) SUMMONS~INVITEINVITEINVITE: First touching the left forearm or back of left hand with right palm, the hand is extended out toward an imaginary person, palm up, and then drawn toward you.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=387&refid=long1918
317Michaels (1923) INVITEINVITEINVITE: 1. Hold the right hand with the palm up out as far as you can get it. 2. Draw the hand toward you in an inviting manner.77hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=317&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
33Hanson (1913) INVITEN/A1P-IX LIKE INVITE(-from-lt) FOR GIVE(2h,rf) STORY AWHILE THAT(2h) MALE FROM M-I-C-H-I-G-A-N, M-R W-I-L-L-I-S H-U-B-B-A-R-D.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hanson&glossid=33
45Hanson (1913) INVITEN/AINVITE(bow). 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hanson&glossid=45