Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
509Higgins (1923) MEDICINEMEDICINEMEDICINE: Right middle tip of open hand as if mixing powder in the left palm. (Poison: "Bad" "Medicine").91hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=509&refid=higgins1923
380Michaels (1923) MEDICINE~TAKE-PILLMEDICINEMEDICINE: 1. Rub the tip of the middle finger of your right hand in the palm of your left hand. 2. Go through motion of taking something from the left palm and putting it to your mouth to taste. 3. Have expression.88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=380&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
331Dougherty (1913) MEDICINEN/APEOPLE DET-IX(rt) LOOK-AT(-to-lt), BEGIN DOCTOR ALL-OVER SPREAD MEDICINE C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M(nod). 34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=331
318McGregor (1913) MEDICINEN/AIN HOUR 2~3~4 WORLD KNOW++ ABOUT THAT(2h,int) AND QUICK DET-IX-PL PEOPLE(rf) FEEL GO-TO(-to-rt) FEEL PITY(rt) QUICK SUMMONS+~GO-AWAY EAT CLOTHES MEDICINE DOCTOR SEND(rt) NO-MATTER(neg) cl:1aroundS(to-bottom-of) WORLD.33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=318