Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
484Higgins (1923) LIKELIKELIKE: Right index and thumb extended over heart and drawn frontwards, tips joined as hand moves as if pulling the heart out towards the object loved.87hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=484&refid=higgins1923
106Long (1918) LIKELIKELIKE: With the rest of th fingers closed, bring the thumb and forefinger up nearly touching the breast, then draw them away, bringing thumb and finger together as if the heart was being drawn out toward the object. The sign for "please" is also used to mean "like." IV,45. 24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=106&refid=long1918
287Long (1918) LIKEADMIREADMIRE: Same as "like" but make more slowly and deliberately and add sign of honor.42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=287&refid=long1918
1002Long (1918) SAMELIKELIKE: Same as for "same," see preceding pages.108hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1002&refid=long1918
124Michaels (1923) TIME~cl:BonFOREARM(swing-like-pendulum)CLOCKCLOCK: 1. Touch the back of your left hand with the right index finger. 2. Hang the right hand over the left hand. 3. Move the right hand left and right in a swinging manner, imitating the movement of a clock's pendulum. For watch: Touch on the back of the left hand and make motion of taking a watch from your vest pocket.42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=124&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
232Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/ATHAT(rep,2h) TO THAT(1h) LAND CONTINUE(1h) UP-TILL-NOW THIRTY YEAR MANY(rep,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE(rf) cl-p:55(mass-approach,lt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) HAPPEN(rep,ctr-to-lt) LIKE IN THAT(1h,lt) STORY22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=232
366Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/AAND FROM-THEN-ON(rt) THAT(rep,2h) ONE LIKE STRANGE(rep,rt) C-A-V-E cl-d-trace:BB(curved-opening,rt) ENTER(rt)35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=366
633Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/AAND WALK(rc) NEAR(rep,lt) cl-dtrace:B(path-at-lt-trunk-fwd) SEE(l-hand) LIKE TO ONE PLACE NAME W-A-T-E-R-S-M-E-E-T.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=633
656Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/ATHERE(rt) ALL NEAR(rep3x,small_arc) THAT(1h) GIVE KNOW~STAY R-O-C-K C-R-E-E-K P-A-R-K NEAR pn:WASHINGTON-DC VERY BEAUTIFUL LIKE58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=656
664Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/AOTHER DAY(1h) 1P-IX-PL cl-p:55(group-move-along-to-rt) TO ONE VERY LIKE OLD EAT~BED NAME L-E-Y A-B-B-E-Y 59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=664
787Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/AOTHER DAY(1h) 1P-IX-PL HAVE VERY LIKE HAPPEN68hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=787
847Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/AAND THAT(1h) SEE ALL-DAY VERY LIKE SEE MALE(rc)~FEMALE(rc)~PEOPLE MANY(rep4x,arc,hands_diverge) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse) ACROSS(rep2x,rt-to-lt) TRAVEL(rep4x,hands_diverge,all-over_lt-and-rt)72hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=847
985Gallaudet (1910) LIKEN/ASTORY(rep2x) OLD pn:ENGLAND HAPPEN(arc,rt-to-lt) LIKE VERY85hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=985
32Hanson (1913) LIKEN/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=32
46Hubbard (1913) LIKEN/AJ-A-M-E-S A G-A-R-F-I-E-L-D 3P-POSS LIVE FULL LIKE HAPPEN++ FROM cl-d:B++(small-height) POOR GOING SUPERIOR+ RESPONSIBILITY MUCH.7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=46
144Hubbard (1913) LIKEN/AEND WIN, DURING IN-FRONT-OF MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE MANY+ THOUSAND cl-p:44(watching,-to-lt) LIKE(1h,-to-lt), 15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=144