Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: PROGRESS

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
631Higgins (1923) PROGRESS-UPPROGRESSPROGRESS: Both bent hands horizontal, palm towards palm, moved forward; or, the same hands vertical, moved upward. (Advance) (Higher up).111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=631&refid=higgins1923
325Long (1918) IMPROVEIMPROVE, PROGRESS UPWARDIMPROVE, GRADUAL PROGRESS UPWARD: Hold out left "B" hand, forefinger edge up; place the little-finger edge of "B" right hand crosswise near end of left forefinger; raise it and drop it again on left hand a little farther up, and continue motion the length of the hand, and beyond, thus measuring off spaces of advancement. VIII,162.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=325&refid=long1918
324Long (1918) PROGRESSPROGRESS, MOTION FORWARDPROGRESS, MOTION FORWARD: Place bent hands in front of you, the fingers pointing toward each other; move the hands forward with a steady motion. To express the idea that the progress is made in successive stages, lift the hands and move forward a space, and repeat. VIII,161.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=324&refid=long1918
327Long (1918) PROGRESS-UPADVANCED, HIGHER UPADVANCED, HIGHER UP: Place bent hands in front, palms down, fingers pointing toward each other; raise the hands; if the progress upward is by stages, indicate by lifting the hands a small space at a time. VIII,163. 46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=327&refid=long1918
611Long (1918) PROGRESS-UPHIGH (2)HIGH (2): Using the bent hand, pointing the fingers out, raise the hand, and as the length of the arm is reached, extend the hand.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=611&refid=long1918
289Michaels (1923) PROGRESS-UPHIGHHIGH: 1. Move the right hand as far up above the level of your head as you can. (If very high point the index finger way up.)73hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=289&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
51Dougherty (1913) PROGRESSN/ATIME~SAME-AS(2h) 3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE~MARRY SLEEP IN NEXT ROOM PROGRESS NEAR MOTHER. 6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=51
47Draper (1915) PROGRESS-UPN/AIN THAT(2h) HOUR FEEL PROGRESS-UP BRING TO 3P-SELF ONE cl-d-trace:11(large-square-document) 3P-IX WRITE~PUT-DOWN 3P-POSS(rt) NAME PUT-DOWN.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=47
149Draper (1915) PROGRESSN/AC-O-G-E-S-S END SEEK BEFORE(exp) ABOUT(rf) THAT(2h) ASK-QUESTION, AND 3P-SELF(lt) C-O-G-R-S DECIDE THAT(1h) A-C-T GOOD(2h,int) HELP PROGRESS EARTH HELP TRUE.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=149
165Draper (1915) PROGRESS-UP~LEVELN/A1P-IX+ FEEL DEAF CAN PROGRESS-UP~LEVEL(exp). 19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=165
171Draper (1915) PROGRESS-UP~LEVELN/A1P-IX FEEL 3P-POSS(rt) DEAF HOPE++ PROGRESS-UP~LEVEL(exp) ALRIGHT+ GOOD(int). 20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=171
91Fay (1913) PROGRESSN/ADET-IX(lt) NAME FAMOUS SPECIAL ONE WHY~SUPERIOR(2h) EMPEROR~OVER-ALL~AGENT NEGATIVE, BUT SO-AS MALE~cl-d:B(height) INTELLIGENT~INTELLIGENT(int), WISE, ENTHUSIASTIC, KIND, LOVE 3P-POSS(lt) PEOPLE~CLASS DO MUCH PROGRESS 3P-POSS(lt) NATION DURING YEAR+ FIFTY-EIGHT 3P-IX(lt) CONTINUE EMPEROR~OVER-ALL~AGENT.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=91
291Fox (1915) PROGRESSN/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=291
135Gallaudet (1910) PROGRESSN/AAND 3P-SELF GOING PROGRESS(rep2x) WAY(winding-downstream) ALL-DAY LAST ARRIVE(ctr) ONE BIG LAND~HERE(ctr) VERY BEAUTIFUL FIND(l-hand) FEMALE~YOUNG gs:SIT(lt) THERE(lt) 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=135
167Gallaudet (1910) PROGRESSN/AVERY EASY PROGRESS IN 3P-POSS(lt) FRIEND17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=167
398Gallaudet (1910) PROGRESSN/AAND(l-hand) TO THAT(2h) FEMALE ONCE J-O-H-N R-I-D-D(l-hand) HAPPEN 3P-POSS(lt) SWEETHEART WITH L-O-R-N-A PROGRESS SOME DILEMMA(rep2x,arc,rt-to-lt) 3P-SELF(lt) GO-TO(-to-rt) SEE~ASK-QUESTION(rep,-to-rt) THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(2h) FOR HELP.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=398
1007Gallaudet (1910) PROGRESSN/A1P-IX TRY FIND WORK(rep3x,arc) PROGRESS FUTURE89hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1007
35Hubbard (1913) PROGRESSN/ADET-IX-PL DEAF GATHER HERE FROM pn:AMERICA THERE+++(rt-to-lt) HERE (glitch) FOR HONOR(bow) MALE~cl-d:B(height) THREE SPECIAL ONE fs:OF 1P-POSS-PL M-A-R-T-R-Y-R-E-D P-R-E-S-D-E-N-T-S AND FRIEND 1P-POSS-PL TRY+ PROGRESS++ IMPROVE SCHOOL HELP DEAF.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=35
102Hubbard (1913) PROGRESSN/ADURING 3P-SELF HAVE DUTY MANY+ OTHER+ IN C-O-N-G-R-E-S-S, 3P-SELF REMEMBER(int) LEARN(lc) SCHOOL(lc) THING(lc) PROGRESS.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=102
222McGregor (1913) PROGRESSN/ABUT NOW~DAY gs:WHAT? 1P-IX-PL FIND(1h) THERE-HON(arc) DIFFERENT WORLD PROGRESS+++(fwd)23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=222
435McGregor (1913) PROGRESSN/A3P-SELF(up) STRONG CAN PROGRESS WITHOUT 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) HELP-3P(up)+41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=435