Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: PAST

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
710Long (1918) ONE-WEEK-PASTLAST WEEK, A WEEK AGOLAST WEEK, A WEEK AGO: Make sign for "week" and then throw hand back over shoulder, palm back.81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=710&refid=long1918
18Long (1918) PASTPASTThe PAST is indicated by throwing the right open hand back over the right shoulder, palm backward. In making the sign for any verb the tense is rarely given unless essential to make it specific. Usually tense is understood by inference. I, 14.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=18&refid=long1918
707Long (1918) PASTAGOAGO: Throw the right hand back over the right shoulder with the palm backward, same as past. 81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=707&refid=long1918
69Michaels (1923) PASTBEHIND (one's back)BEHIND(one's back): 1. Throw one hand behind you.31hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=69&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
105Fox (1915) PASTN/AEIGHTY-SEVEN YEAR PAST 1P-POSS-PL FATHER(2h) BRING(rt-shoulder-to-ctr) ON HERE LAND~ALL-OVER ONE NEW NATION 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=105
5Gallaudet (1910) PASTN/Apose:bow ABOUT YEAR(rep)THIRTY PAST, ONE PUBLISH BOOK ABOUT pn:ENGLAND(It) VERY FAMOUS NAME L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=5
243Gallaudet (1910) PASTN/APAST SUMMER IX//1-2-3 1P-IX WITH 1P-POSS FEMALE~BORN K-A-T-H-A-R-I-N-E AND(l-hand) TWO(l-hand) pn:ENGLAND(lt) FRIEND D-R AND M-R-S R-A-Y-N-E-R 24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=243
538Gallaudet (1910) PASTN/AAND 1P-IX-PL GET(lt) EAT UNDER(lt) LARGE(lt) TREE(l-hand_dom) SEEM(2h,lt) SAME OLD(2h) ENOUGH FOR YEAR(rep) THREE~HUNDRED PAST(l-hand) WHEN TIME-PERIOD O-F J-O-H-N47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=538
685Gallaudet (1910) PASTN/ABUT YEAR THREE~HUNDRED PAST DURING TIME-PERIOD L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E THAT(1h,l-hand,rt) HAVE 3P-SELF(rt) OVER-ALL B-A-R-O-N W-H-I-C-H-A-L-S-E 61hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=685
856Gallaudet (1910) PASTN/AONE OLD(2h)~HABIT PAST(2h) SEVERAL~HUNDRED Y-E-A-R-S73hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=856
43Hotchkiss (1913) PASTN/A1P-POSS FIRST~MOST SHOW-1P HONOR(1h) THINK~SUPERIOR 1P-IX OLD(2h), 1P-IX RELATED WITH(rf) OLD(2h) MOST SCHOOL FOR DEAF THAT(1h) pn:GALLAUDET ESTABLISH IN pn:HARTFORD fs:CONN LONG PAST NEAR ONE-HALF A C-E-N-T-U-R-Y4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=43