Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


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
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
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
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
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