Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
229Long (1918) PURPOSEINTEND, MEANS, PURPOSEINTEND, MEAN, PURPOSE: Touch forehead with forefinger; then bring hand down and place the ends of the fingers of the "V" hand against palm of extended left; lift "U" hand off and twist it around, bringing the ends back to the palm but with positions reversed; the left hand may be slightly twisted around in an opposite way. VI, 128.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=229&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
178Gallaudet (1910) PURPOSEN/A1P-IX (neg)PURPOSE STORY ABOUT 3P-POSS(rt) LOVE SWEETHEART CONTINUE NEGATIVE19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=178
187Gallaudet (1910) PURPOSEN/A1P-IX PURPOSE OTHER(rep2x,l-hand) BUT RELATED(lt-to-ctr) WITH THAT(2h,rc)20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=187
215Gallaudet (1910) PURPOSEN/ATHAT(1h) HAPPEN(rep2x,lt-to-rt) IN BOOK L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E GIVE-GIFT(-to-lt) NAME(lt) TO LAND~ALL-OVER IN S-O-M-E-R-S-E-T(l-hand) AND D-E-V-O-N-O-N-T-I-O-S(r-hand) NAMED T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y AND(l-hand) THAT(1h,l-hand) 1P-IX PURPOSE STORY NOW 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=215
465Veditz (1913) PURPOSEN/ATRUE(int) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) N-A-T-I-O-N-A-L A-S-S-O-C-I-A-T-I-O-N O-F T-H-E D-E-A-F END COLLECT INDEFINITE F-U-N-D FIVE~THOUSAND cl-d-trace:1onB(dollar) FOR THAT(1h) PURPOSE.41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=465