Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 1, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
222Long (1918) SENTENCELANGUAGE, SENTENCELANGUAGE, SENTENCE, etc.: Lock the thumbs and forefingers of both hands together like the link of a chain; draw them apart, giving both hands a chain-like shaking motion, in opposite directions. VI,122. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=222&refid=long1918
225Long (1918) SENTENCESENTENCESENTENCE: Make same sign as in language but when the hands are brought apart lift them up as if to indicate the beginning with the left hand and the ending with the right.36hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=225&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
236Hotchkiss (1913) SENTENCEN/A3P-SELF(lt) CHOOSE TWO SENTENCE21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=236
275Hotchkiss (1913) SENTENCEN/AGIVE DET-IX-PL(X-to-arc) CHILDREN UNDERSTAND HOW BIG CHANGE(exp) IN UNDERSTAND DISTRIBUTE TWO DET-IX-DUAL SENTENCE ABOUT WORD L-I-V-E(lc) AND E-A-T(rc) cl:L:L:(exchange-words)24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=275