Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024


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
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