Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
539Higgins (1923) 1P-POSSMY or MINEMY or MINE: Right palm placed on chest.96hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=539&refid=higgins1923
579Higgins (1923) OROROR: Both "A" hands, thumbs upward, moved up and down alternately. (Either) (Whether) ("Neither": "Not" "Either") (Which).103hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=579&refid=higgins1923
946Higgins (1923) TBDINCLINATION or DISPOSITION"Mercy" and right vertical hand simply follows the left vertical hand to one side, palms out from body.157hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=946&refid=higgins1923
962Higgins (1923) TBDMORE or LESS"More" "Less."157hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=962&refid=higgins1923
991Higgins (1923) TBDSPRING or GRASS"Green" "Growing."158hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=991&refid=higgins1923
1016Higgins (1923) TBDVIEW or VISION"Look" with both hands moved up and down and around as if th behold the entire scene.158hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1016&refid=higgins1923
429Long (1918) PREVENTINTERCEPT, PREVENT, CHECK MOTION OR ADVANCEINTERCEPT, PREVENT, CHECK MOTION OR ADVANCE: Hold the open hand up, palm toward self, or turn the back toward the direction from whence the motion is supposed to proceed, and then moving it toward self strike and stop it with the lower edge of the right open hand.55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=429&refid=long1918
450Long (1918) TBDINFLUENCE, CAUSE, EFFECT BY FORCE OR PERSUASIONINFLUENCE, CAUSE, EFFECT BY FORCE or PERSUASION: Place the "A" hands out a little, thumbs pointing upward, one well in front and the other behind but off at one side; turn the hands so that the thumbs finally point outward, moving both hands simultaneously. IX,202.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=450&refid=long1918
644Michaels (1923) ORWHICHWHICH: 1. Hold both hands before you with the fingers closed in the palms and the thumbs sticking up. 2. Move the hands up and down alternately. Looking at one then the other as you do so. To show connection: 1. Hold the left hand with the index finger and thumb touching in front of you. 2. Hook the right index finger between the index finger and thumb of the left hand.135hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=644&refid=michaels1923
434Michaels (1923) THENOROR: 1. Hold the thumb and index finger of the left hand in front of you. 2. Touch alternately the thumb and the left index finger with the right index finger.97hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=434&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
26Dougherty (1913) ORN/AALSO 3P-IX-PL ALL HONOR LOVE DOCTOR WHO INVENT cl-i:OintoB(anesthesia) CAUSE CAN(rf) SLEEP OUT PAIN STOP HAPPEN(rf) cl-i:S(pull-tooth) OR cl:B(amputate-leg) SURGERY(at-lt-chest) SURGERY(at-rt-chest).4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=26
130Dougherty (1913) ORN/ASEE~READ THERE(arc,lt) AMERICA THERE(arc,lt) DOCTOR TRY+ N-I-T-R-O-U-S O-X-I-D-E OR L-A-U-G-H-I-N-G G-A-S, THEN~OTHER E-T-H-E-R.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=130
145Dougherty (1913) ORN/A3P-IX(rf,rt) APPRECIATE NOT CHOOSE WHY(2h) N-I-T-R-O-U-S O-X-I-D-E OR L-A-U-G-H-I-N-G G-A-S DET-IX(rt) CONTINUE AWHILE(restr) FADE-AWAY STOP WAKE-UP.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=145
27Draper (1915) ORN/AL-I-N-C-O-L-N(assim) WITH TROUBLE PRESSURE MANY+++(circ), FEEL DOUBT, FEEL DONT-KNOW FUTURE SUCCEED(rf) IXtapsTHREE-to-IXtapsTWO FAIL OR DONT-KNOW(exp).2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=27
140Fox (1915) ORN/ANOW 1P-IX-PL BIND~MIX IN ONE(rf) LARGE WAR BETWEEN 1P-POSS-PL PEOPLE FOR WEIGH-SCALE PROVE OR THAT(2h) NATION OR(rf) OTHER(rf)~ANY NATION SO-AS SHAPE(rc) SO-AS cl:CC(set-aside,-to-rt) CAN LONG CONTINUE 15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=140
143Fox (1915) ORN/ANOW 1P-IX-PL BIND~MIX IN ONE(rf) LARGE WAR BETWEEN 1P-POSS-PL PEOPLE FOR WEIGH-SCALE PROVE OR THAT(2h) NATION OR(rf) OTHER(rf)~ANY NATION SO-AS SHAPE(rc) SO-AS cl:CC(set-aside,-to-rt) CAN LONG CONTINUE 15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=143
234Fox (1915) ORN/ADET-IX(rt) WORLD FUTURE(l-hand) LITTLE-BIT LOOK-AT(-to-lt) OR LONG KNOW~STAY gs:WHAT 1P-IX-PL SAY+ HERE(neg), BUT WORLD FUTURE NEVER FORGET gs:WHAT 1P-POSS-PL ARMY+ DO HERE.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=234
489Gallaudet (1910) ORN/AFROM L-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) SEVERAL(2h) BEAUTIFUL WAY(rep2x) FOR cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride,rt) OR WALK ALL-OVER T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=489
53McGregor (1913) ORN/AOR 3P-SELF(rt) PEOPLE(lt) cl-p:55(audience) DET-IX(ctr) 3P-POSS DET-IX++ Y-O-U-R FATHER? 6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=53
62McGregor (1913) ORN/AOR 3P-SELF(rc) FRIEND FOLLOW~AGENT SEVERAL(2h) CLASS(diminutive,lt-to-rt), TELL-3P(rt) 1P-POSS-PL(at_rt) FATHER ASK-QUESTION?7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=62
194McGregor (1913) ORN/AYEAR++ NEED++ cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse) HORSE, CAMEL OR cl-i:XxXx(carriage) gs:OH-WELL PEOPLE(rf) FEEL FAR(rt) 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=194
283McGregor (1913) ORN/AOR IN pn:ITALY, cl:SS(quake) cl:55+(things-falling-down,2h-alt) DIE+++++(2h-alt)30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=283
289McGregor (1913) ORN/AOR IN pn:RUSSIA EAT HUNGRY(2h-alt) ALL-OVER(2h)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=289
295McGregor (1913) ORN/AOR HERE FIRE(fwd) AWFUL32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=295
332McGregor (1913) ORN/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=332
334McGregor (1913) ORN/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=334
336McGregor (1913) ORN/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=336
427McGregor (1913) ORN/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=427
32Veditz (1913) ORN/AOR 3P-SELF(rt) MARCH(rt-to-lt) TO 3P-POSS(lt) DIE~BURY(at_lt) IN THERE(lt) V-E-R-S-A-I-L-L-E-S,5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=32
44Veditz (1913) ORN/AAND PUT++(2h-alt_at_lt) FLOWER, OR(rf) GREEN cl-d:CC(wreath,circ,lt) ON 3P-POSS(lt) BURY(lt) 6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=44