Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: OFTEN

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
725Long (1918) OFTENOFTENOFTEN: Repeat the sign for "again" several times.83hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=725&refid=long1918
668Michaels (1923) OFTENYETYET: 1. Extend your thumb and little finger. 2. Hold the hand near your breast. 3. Move the hand out forward a little ata time in a pushing and up and down manner. Or 1. Hold your left palm up before you. 2. Touch with the tips of the right hand fingers, first on the ball of the left palm, then about an inch further forward and on until you get to the left hand finger tips.139hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=668&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
27Gallaudet (1910) OFTENN/AOFTEN ON WAY cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt) MALE~FEMALE~PEOPLE(rf) MONEY SOMETIMES PLOW TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt,at_rt) SHEEP COW(2h). 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=27
187Hotchkiss (1913) OFTENN/AFIRST, LEAD 3P-POSS(rt) WALK+ SECOND OFTEN HELP(-to-rt) cl-d:CC(cane) SUMMONS LOOK-AT-1P MALE~FEMALE~CHILDREN CARELESS cl-i:Xx+(poke), cl-i:Xx(hit)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=187
40McGregor (1912) OFTENN/ASAME(int) OFTEN HEAR ABOUT DEAF INDEFINITE IN THERE(rt) B-O-S-T-O-N SMART(int) SAY LIPREAD 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=40