Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: LOVE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
493Higgins (1923) LOVELOVELOVE: Closed or open hands, palms inward, crossed at the wrists and pressed to the body over the heart. (Charity) (Beloved) (Dear).88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=493&refid=higgins1923
303Higgins (1923) LOVE~FALLFALL IN LOVEFALL IN LOVE: Backs of right inverted "V" fingers struck against palm of left hand, the palm of which is rightward and fingers pointing outward; both hands become supine, and the right "V" slides on its back along the left palm and over the ends of the left supine fingers.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=303&refid=higgins1923
104Long (1918) LOVELOVELOVE: Press both hands over the heart, flat, one upon the other. IV,43.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=104&refid=long1918
1081Long (1918) LOVECHARITYCHARITY: Same as "Love."120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1081&refid=long1918
109Long (1918) LOVE~FALLFALL IN LOVEFALL IN LOVE: With right hand in position of "V" but fingers pointed down, throw the two fingers against the palm of the left hand brought out to receive them, palm up, and then slide them along the length of the hand. The heart is sometimes touched with the middle finger first.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=109&refid=long1918
108Long (1918) SWEETHEARTMAKE LOVE TOMAKE LOVE TO: Hold the closed hands, the middle joints of the fingers of one against those of the other, thumbs up, in position of "A" except that they are raised above the forefingers and bent from the middle joint; wiggle both thumbs up and down. This sign is also used to indicate the individual object of one's affections, followed by sex sign. IV,47.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=108&refid=long1918
365Michaels (1923) LOVELOVELOVE: 1. Put the left hand over the heart and the right hand over the left. 2. Give a firm pressure over the heart with the hands. 3. Have a pleasant expression.86hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=365&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
39Cloud (1913) LOVEN/A3P-SELF PASS-DOWN(rf) FANCY PEOPLE, RICH HAVE, LEARN WISE HAVE SOUL STRONG LOVE FEEL~PITY(2h) FOR(rf) PEOPLE, AND WITH EVERY++(linear) HOPE FOR(rf) GLORY SUCCEED IN ANY WORK WANT+, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=39
129Cloud (1913) LOVEN/ATHAT(2h) SHAPE SOME SHOW HONOR, LOVE pn:FRANCE DEAF HAVE FOR D-E L-E-P-P-E, AND THAT(1h) LOVE 1P-IX-PL HERE HAVE AND OTHER DEAF ALSO.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=129
138Cloud (1913) LOVEN/ATHAT(2h) SHAPE SOME SHOW HONOR, LOVE pn:FRANCE DEAF HAVE FOR D-E L-E-P-P-E, AND THAT(1h) LOVE 1P-IX-PL HERE HAVE AND OTHER DEAF ALSO.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=138
201Cloud (1913) LOVEN/ADEAF HERE(rf) pn:AMERICA UNDER 1P-POSS-PL N-A-D CLASS END ESTABLISH AT pn:WASHINGTON ONE SHAPE FOR 3P-POSS OTHER LOVE HONOR FRIEND HELP~AGENT T-H-O-M-A-S H-O-P-K-I-N-S G-A-L-L-A-D-E-T.8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=201
282Cloud (1913) LOVEN/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=282
3Dougherty (1913) LOVEN/AALL WORLD LOVE GOOD(rf)~PRAISE MALE WHO INVENT SLEEP.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=3
13Dougherty (1913) LOVEN/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=13
20Erd (1913) LOVEN/AWITH EAT gs:NOTHING HUNGRY HOT gs:FEVER, FEMALE~cl-d:B(height,rt) cl:BB(lay-there,lt) DET-IX(lt) LOVE, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=20
86Fay (1913) LOVEN/ADET-IX(lt) NAME FAMOUS SPECIAL ONE WHY~SUPERIOR(2h) EMPEROR~OVER-ALL~AGENT NEGATIVE, BUT SO-AS MALE~cl-d:B(height) INTELLIGENT~INTELLIGENT(int), WISE, ENTHUSIASTIC, KIND, LOVE 3P-POSS(lt) PEOPLE~CLASS DO MUCH PROGRESS 3P-POSS(lt) NATION DURING YEAR+ FIFTY-EIGHT 3P-IX(lt) CONTINUE EMPEROR~OVER-ALL~AGENT.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=86
173Gallaudet (1910) LOVE~FALLN/ASEEM(2h) HAPPEN LOVE~FALL(rep,dual,lt-and-ctr) 3P-IX-DUAL(lt-to-ctr) FIRST SEE18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=173
182Gallaudet (1910) LOVEN/A1P-IX (neg)PURPOSE STORY ABOUT 3P-POSS(rt) LOVE SWEETHEART CONTINUE NEGATIVE19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=182
712Gallaudet (1910) LOVE~FALLN/AAND LOVE~FALL(-to-lt) L-O-R-N-A AND WANT(lt) MARRY(lt) L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) BUT L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) REJECT(rep3x,-to-rt) 63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=712
772Gallaudet (1910) LOVEN/A1P-IX-PL HAVE VERY PLEASANT TEA EAT MUCH AND THINKING ABOUT FEEL~PITY YOUNG W-H-I-C-H-A-L-S-E 3P-SELF(rt) LOVE FOR L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E WRONG(2h) 3P-POSS(rt) LIVE HAPPY LOSE gs:ALAS67hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=772
919Gallaudet (1910) LOVEN/AC-A-R-V-E-R D-O-O-N-E WHO LOVE L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) WANT(lc) MARRY(lc) AND ENVY(l-hand) MUCH THAT(1h) J-O-H-N R-I-D-D SHOOT-PISTOL(-to-lt) SHOOT-PISTOL(-to-lt) L-O-R-N-A cl:1(bullet-hit-body) DURING 3P-IX-PL(rf,lt) STAND NEAR(-to-lt) T-H-E A-L-T-A-R79hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=919
155Hubbard (1913) LOVEN/A3P-SELF gs:SWORN-IN(1h) BECOME PRESIDENT pn:AMERICA, 3P-POSS(lt) DO(lt) FIRST gs:WHAT, 3P-POSS(rt) LOVE OLD MOTHER gs:SIT(lt) pose:embrace-and-kiss-cl:S(head_lt) 16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=155
223Hubbard (1913) LOVEN/AFEMALE~BABY YOUNG LOVE FATHER.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=223
175Marshall (1920) LOVEN/A1P-IX WANT(rt) GET(-from-rt) WRAPUP(rt) pose:put-in-pocket BRING(-to-lt) LOVE FEMALE J-E-M-I-M-A GIVE(-to-lt).26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=175
12McGregor (1913) LOVEN/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=12
503McGregor (1913) LOVEN/A3P-IX(lt) TELL-3P(rt) 1P-IX PUT-DOWN+ NAME++ MALE~ALL-OVER WHO GOD(up) 3P-SELF(up) LOVE.47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=503
540McGregor (1913) LOVEN/ANAME+ 2P-POSS(rt) FIRST(1h) LEAD fs:OF ALL MALE(rep_internal_mov) GOD LOVE THINK~SUPERIOR 2P-SELF(rt) LOVE ALL MALE52hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=540
543McGregor (1913) LOVEN/ANAME+ 2P-POSS(rt) FIRST(1h) LEAD fs:OF ALL MALE(rep_internal_mov) GOD LOVE THINK~SUPERIOR 2P-SELF(rt) LOVE ALL MALE52hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=543
554McGregor (1913) LOVEN/A1P-IX-PL WANT SHOW-3P(up_rt) HONOR LOVE TO FATHER, 1P-IX-PL CAN DO++ KIND(body_arc) TO 1P-POSS-PL MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME GOOD~MOST54hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=554
572McGregor (1913) LOVEN/Afs:IF MALE~FEMALE ANY~ONE DET-IX-PL SAY, 1P-IX LOVE 1P-POSS FATHER gs:ADORING TRUE, BUT(int) gs:SHUN 3P-POSS(ctr) BROTHER, THAT(1h,int) MALE TRUE LIE~AGENT.55hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=572
9Veditz (1913) LOVEN/AFRIEND AND F-E-L-L-O-W D-E-A-F M-U-T-E-S, T-H-E pn:FRANCE DEAF LOVE D-E-L-E-P-E-E.1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=9
57Veditz (1913) LOVEN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) LOVE 3P-IX(lt) KNOW~SUPERIOR 3P-SELF(lt) 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-ctr) FIRST TEACH+~AGENT.8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=57
66Veditz (1913) LOVEN/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=66
341Veditz (1913) LOVEN/AAND 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) AGO LOVE(slight_int) THAT(1h,lc) MALE~cl-d:B(height).30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=341
657Veditz (1913) LOVEN/A1P-IX HOPE+ 1P-IX-PL(arc-to-1P) ALL FUTURE LOVE AND PROTECT(arc,lt-to-rt) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL S-I-G-N L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E(ctr-to-rt) A-S T-H-E N-O-B-L-E-S-T(lt-to-rt) G-I-F-T(ctr) GOD~DET-IX(up) GIVE TO DEAF pose:bow.59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=657