Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
592Higgins (1923) PATIENTPATIENCEPATIENCE: Thumb of right "A" hand pressed to the lips so that the head moves backward slightly. (Endure) (Suffer) (Bear).105hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=592&refid=higgins1923
186Long (1918) HUSH~HUSHPATIENTPATIENT: Place the end of the right "G" hand on the lips, press and at the same time bow the head as if in resignation; repeat latter motion once or twice.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=186&refid=long1918
1103Long (1918) PATIENT~SUFFER-PAINFORTITUDEFORTITUDE: Patient, suffering, or the sign for "Brave."121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1103&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
257Draper (1915) PATIENT~CONTINUEN/AAND SECOND(2h) BLESS IN HAVE 3P-POSS FIRST(1h) P-A-T-O-N, T-H-E I-L-U-S-T-I-O-U-S L-I-L-O-N, QUIET WITH SEE+++(fwd), BELIEVE(firmly) AND PATIENT~CONTINUE MALE. pose:bow26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=257