Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
49Higgins (1923) PAY-ATTENTIONATTENDATTEND: Both hands at side of face, palm towards palm and fingers pointing upward, then brought down and frontwards to fingers pointing outward. (Apply).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=49&refid=higgins1923
388Long (1918) PAY-ATTENTIONATTEND, GIVE ATTENTION TOATTEND, GIVE ATTENTION TO: Place the hands at either side of the head like blinders on a bridle; move the hands forward to indicate that the sight is to be confined within those limits.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=388&refid=long1918
458Long (1918) REVENGEREVENGE, RETALIATE, PAY ONE BACKREVENGE, RETALIATE, PAY ONE BACK: With thumb and forefingers in pinching position, throw them together so the fingers (closed) strike at the same time the thumbs and forefingers touch. IX,207. Or, 2) More specifically RETALIATION, or TO MAKE RETURN: Hold the "O" hands one behind the other, the fingers of the "O" up; change their relative positions by drawing one down, under and up beyond the other. The sign is frequently made in the air by right hand alone, merely throwing it down with a jerk.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=458&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
112Dougherty (1913) PAY-ATTENTIONN/A3P-IX(rc,rf) PAY-ATTENTION SEEK+ WAY HELP MOTHER SUFFER-PAIN SEE~READ+ VARIOUS TRY THING.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=112
260Fox (1915) PAY-ATTENTIONN/ATRUE GOOD FOR(rf) 1P-IX-PL WHO LIVE HERE FOR CHANGE PAY-ATTENTION(-to-rt) TO(rt) THAT(2h) DO LEAVE-THERE(lc) END(lc) NOT-YET,THAT(2h) DO 3P-SELF+(rt) GIVE(lc) LAST FULL WORTH 3P-POSS(rt) REST23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=260
280Fox (1915) PAY-ATTENTIONN/ATRUE BETTER FOR 1P-IX-PL~1P-SELF-PL PAY-ATTENTION+(rt) TO DET-IX(ctr) LEAVE-THERE(lc) END(lc) NOT-YET DO gs:WHAT 1P-POSS-PL(rf) ARMY++ UP-TILL-NOW PROGRESS.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=280
317Hubbard (1913) PAYN/ADEAF ALL PAY(2h,ctr) MAKE 3P-POSS(rf) SHAPE~BONE~SCULPTURE cl-i:SS(place-statue-to-lt) IN(lc) COLLEGE(lc) CRUCIFY(rf)~CHURCH(lc) STILL(lc) NOW(lc).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=317