Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
81Long (1918) MALE~BORNSONSON: Sign for "male;" then rest the hand on the left forearm or wrist, palms of both hands up. III,36.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=81&refid=long1918
539Michaels (1923) MALE~BORNSONSON: 1. Make the sign for male. 2. Put right hand on left forearm. 3. Move the arm up and down a little for baby. Show height.116hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=539&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
700Gallaudet (1910) MALE~BORNN/AAND(l-hand) 3P-SELF(rc) HAVE A MALE~BORN VERY THINK~SUCCEED FOR LEAVE-FROM(-to-rt) 3P-POSS EAT~BED RELATED(ctr-to-lt) T-H-E D-O-O-N-E-S CLASS(l-hand,lt)62hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=700