Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: NOTHING

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
563Higgins (1923) UNFAIRNOTHINGNOTHING: Right index and thumb tip joined at the mouth, palm leftward, left hand horizontal, palm rightward and thumb and index joined, other fingers of both hands open. Right hand descends past left and right rises; as hands pass all fingers become extended. (No good) (Worthless) (None) (Unjust) (Unfair).100hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=563&refid=higgins1923
419Michaels (1923) NOTHINGNONENONE: 1. Put the tips of the thumbs and index fingers both hands together. 2. Put both hands to the mouth. 3. Blow on them and as you do so move the hands outward and separate the fingers from the thumbs.95hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=419&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
317Dougherty (1913) NOTHINGN/AFROM-THEN-ON(rf) FUTURE QUEEN V-I-C-T-O-R-I-A 3P-SELF(rt) LITTLE-BIT BECOME(bs:rt) MOTHER(bs:rt) 3P-POSS(rt) FEMALE~DOCTOR GET C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M cl-i:O(-from-nose)-to-cl-i:B(give-chloroform) BORN SUCCEED WITH TROUBLE(neg) PAIN(neg) gs:NOTHING(neg). 32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=317
88Draper (1915) NOTHINGN/AUNDERSTAND ASK-QUESTION MANY(circ) RELATED WITH DEAF(l-hand) TEACH+ gs:NOTHING(neg), BUT 3P-IX(rf) FEEL BELIEVE STILL(2h).11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=88
13Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/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=13
156Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/AACROSS(pitch,-to-lt) WHITE~SNOW cl-d:55(covered,lt-to-rt)~cl:55+(fields), WAY(winding,-to-lt) gs:NOTHING BELOW(rt) TREE+(arc,rt) WHITE~SNOW(rt) cl-d:55+(covered-up),rt) cl:55+(branches-hanging-arched) cl:55+(alt,push-branches-away) cl:55+(alt,branches-swaying), 17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=156
167Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/AEAT~BED GOING(-to-lt)/pose:running(-to-lt) H-I-A-W-A-T-H-A, gs:NOTHING EAT THING IN HANDS BRING(pitch,rt-to-lt), TIRED(pitch), HEART~HEAVY(pitch) pose:pacing. 18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=167
277Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/ANEAR 3P-POSS(lt) APPRECIATE SURRENDER(bow) FEET FUTURE (neg)NEVER(pitch) FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT pose:running(-to-lt) MEET(-to-lt), gs:NOTHING FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT FOLLOW+(pitch,-to-ctr-to-rt).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=277
290Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/ASAY gs:NOTHING WORD++(arc,lt-to-lc) DO(pitch,rt) gs:NOTHING SEEM SAME KNOW gs:NOTHING WHEN ALL-NIGHT~cl:C//B(sunrise,lt) RED~cl:5(glimmer,lt), KNOW(pitch) gs:NOTHING WHEN AFTERNOON~cl:F//B(sunset,rt) cl:B(darkness-come-down,rt) DARK(rt) SUN~cl:C(moonrise-to-apex,rt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=290
293Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/ASAY gs:NOTHING WORD++(arc,lt-to-lc) DO(pitch,rt) gs:NOTHING SEEM SAME KNOW gs:NOTHING WHEN ALL-NIGHT~cl:C//B(sunrise,lt) RED~cl:5(glimmer,lt), KNOW(pitch) gs:NOTHING WHEN AFTERNOON~cl:F//B(sunset,rt) cl:B(darkness-come-down,rt) DARK(rt) SUN~cl:C(moonrise-to-apex,rt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=293
297Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/ASAY gs:NOTHING WORD++(arc,lt-to-lc) DO(pitch,rt) gs:NOTHING SEEM SAME KNOW gs:NOTHING WHEN ALL-NIGHT~cl:C//B(sunrise,lt) RED~cl:5(glimmer,lt), KNOW(pitch) gs:NOTHING WHEN AFTERNOON~cl:F//B(sunset,rt) cl:B(darkness-come-down,rt) DARK(rt) SUN~cl:C(moonrise-to-apex,rt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=297
302Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/ASAY gs:NOTHING WORD++(arc,lt-to-lc) DO(pitch,rt) gs:NOTHING SEEM SAME KNOW gs:NOTHING WHEN ALL-NIGHT~cl:C//B(sunrise,lt) RED~cl:5(glimmer,lt), KNOW(pitch) gs:NOTHING WHEN AFTERNOON~cl:F//B(sunset,rt) cl:B(darkness-come-down,rt) DARK(rt) SUN~cl:C(moonrise-to-apex,rt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=302
357Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/ACOMING(-from-lt) NEGATIVE(up) AGAIN HERE WORLD FOR WORK DO(pitch) gs:NOTHING(pitch), COMING(-from-lt) NEGATIVE(up) AGAIN HERE WORLD FOR SUFFER~PAIN. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=357
368Erd (1913) NOTHINGN/AEARTH(rt) HERE(rt) EAT gs:NOTHING HUNGRY HOT~gs:FEVER GRIEVE(bow) HEART HARM BODY THIN cl-d:BB(thin-body) TIRED.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=368
75Fox (1915) NOTHINGN/A1P-POSS(l-hand) gs:OH-WELL WORTH NOTHING(1h,l-hand)10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=75
349Hotchkiss (1913) NOTHINGN/ABUT THAT(1h) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) FORGET THINKING ABOUT PLAY++(lt-to-rt) FORGET~GONE TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ AND pn:CLERC GET DET-IX(rt) WOOD gs:NOTHING32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=349
294Hubbard (1913) NOTHINGN/ANIGHT DARK, PEOPLE SLEEP gs:NOTHING LISTEN gs:RING-BELLS KNOW gs:OH-WELL 3P-IX(rt) GO-AWAY(rt^) TO 3P-POSS(rt) GOOD(rf)~PRAISE++33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=294
314Hubbard (1913) NOTHINGN/AAMONG MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE NATION(int) FEEL~GRIEVED SORRY, ANY SORRY~MOST+ THAN PEOPLE DEAF gs:NOTHING (neg).34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=314
75McGregor (1912) NOTHINGN/Abs:-to-lt BUT DEAF WANT gs:NOTHING(int) SAY+++.11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=75
85McGregor (1912) NOTHINGN/Abs:-to-rt gs:NO-NO 2P-IX UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING, 1P-IX-PL KNOW GOOD LIVE(rf) GIVE RED~SUGAR cl-d-trace:1onB(cake,3x).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=85
77McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/AN-O!(neg,int,neg) pn:JESUS DO DET-IX-PL(dn)/FIVE THAT(2h,neg) gs:NOTHING 8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=77
161McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/ABUT WHEN pn:JESUS TELL(2h-alt)THAT(1h) WORD+++, WORLD ARRANGE gs:NOTHING AND(rf) PEOPLE ALL-OVER LOOK-AT-3P(1h,up) UNDERSTAND CLEAR NOT.18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=161
208McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/ADONT-KNOW WHO LIVE NEAR+ 3P-IX-PL(lt-to-rt) CANT FEEL(deliberate) BROTHER gs:NOTHING UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(rt) WORD+ 22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=208
210McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/ADONT-KNOW WHO LIVE NEAR+ 3P-IX-PL(lt-to-rt) CANT FEEL(deliberate) BROTHER gs:NOTHING UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(rt) WORD+ 22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=210
338McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/AAND(int) 1P-IX-PL STOP gs:WAIT (rt)ASK-QUESTION(-to-rt) WHO THERE(rt) BLACK~FACE OR YELLOW OR WHITE~FACE OR BROWN(ctr) gs:NOTHING(exp) gs:NOTHING(exp)34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=338
339McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/AAND(int) 1P-IX-PL STOP gs:WAIT (rt)ASK-QUESTION(-to-rt) WHO THERE(rt) BLACK~FACE OR YELLOW OR WHITE~FACE OR BROWN(ctr) gs:NOTHING(exp) gs:NOTHING(exp)34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=339
396McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/ABUT fs:IF 1P-IX-PL SEE MALE SEVERAL(2h,rt) TAKE(2h-alt,ctr-to-rt)~RICH(rt) AND MANY+(lc) HAVE ENOUGH NOT, 1P-IX-PL UNDERSTAND THAT(2h) BECAUSE 3P-IX(rt) UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING 3P-SELF(rt) TRUE TAKE(2h-alt,ctr) 3P-POSS(rt) fs:OWN(int) MALE~SAME FEMALE~SAME. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=396
431McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/A3P-IX(up) NEED 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) HELP-3P(up) OR 3P-IX(up) REQUIRE HELP-3P(up), gs:NOTHING40hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=431
469McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/AAGO MALE ONE GOOD SLEEP ALL-NIGHT PEACE~QUIET THINK~TROUBLE NOTHING BECAUSE 3P-SELF HAVE OPPOSITE+ NOTHING 44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=469
474McGregor (1913) NOTHINGN/AAGO MALE ONE GOOD SLEEP ALL-NIGHT PEACE~QUIET THINK~TROUBLE NOTHING BECAUSE 3P-SELF HAVE OPPOSITE+ NOTHING 44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=474
143Veditz (1913) NOTHINGN/ABUT KNOW NOTHING(2h) ABOUT 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-lt) MIND+ AND SPIRIT, FEEL, WANT, NEED++.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=143
586Veditz (1913) NOTHINGN/A3P-SELF+(rt) TELL(2h,arc) HERE SIGN WORTH(rf)~gs:NOTHING HELP gs:NOTHING TO DEAF.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=586