Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
701Higgins (1923) SICKSICKSICK: Middle tip of open hand on the forehead and middle tip of left open hand on the pit of stomach.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=701&refid=higgins1923
122Long (1918) SICKSICKSICK: Place the end of the right middle finger (with others extended and held away) on the centre of the forehead and that of the left hand at the pit of the stomach, and bend over slightly, as if in some distress. IV,55.25hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=122&refid=long1918
524Michaels (1923) SICKSICKSICK: 1. Put all four fingers of your right hand to your forehead, and the left hand fingers to your stomach. 2. Lean the head downward on the fingers. 3. Draw in the stomach. 4. Have a drooping look.113hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=524&refid=michaels1923
354Michaels (1923) SICK~WHITE~cl:O>5onB(splotch-on-hand)LEPROSYLEPROSY: 1. Sign sick. 2. Sign white, viz.: Put the palm of the hand to the shirt front and draw the hand out closing the fingers around the thumbs. 3. Make a spluttering movement along the back of the left hand with the fingers of the right hand.83hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=354&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
254Dougherty (1913) SICKN/AFROM-THEN-ON DOCTOR 3P-SELF(lt) PUBLISH THAT(1h) C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M IN VARIOUS SICK(rf) VARIOUS(rf) MOTHER DIFFERENT(rf) DET-IX-PL pose:nod27hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=254
72Gallaudet (1910) SICKN/AAND FEMALE~FANCY LEAVE-THERE(-to-rt) GOING(-to-lt) INN(lt) AND STAY DAY(1h) SEVERAL SICK AND(rf) DIE(1h).7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=72