Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
435Higgins (1923) NO-MATTERINDIFFERENTINDIFFERENT: Left hand supine fingers bent upward, palm of fingers leftward, right hand fingers downward, brush back and forth against the left fingers, left fingers yielding to the brushing.79hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=435&refid=higgins1923
142Long (1918) NO-MATTERINDIFFERENCEINDIFFERENCE (all the same to me): Place bent left hand in front, fingers pointed up; brush the ends of fingers of left hand with the right open hand, first one way with palm and then back with back of hand, and repeat several times. IV,68. (2) Or, with right "Y" hand, fingers on under side and fingers pointing outward, give it a slight jerk and down (as in "the same"); then repeat the action but throw the hand over toward the left, indicating it is "the same" both ways.27hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=142&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
321McGregor (1913) NO-MATTERN/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=321