Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: SIN

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
702Higgins (1923) SINSINSIN: Both indices, palm inward, pointing toward the center from the sides and moved towards center-upward-sidewards-centerward-upward; or "Law" "Break." (Trespass) (Offense).123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=702&refid=higgins1923
1147Long (1918) LAW~BREAKSINLaw, broken.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1147&refid=long1918
1157Long (1918) SINTRESPASSTRESPASS: Same as for "Sin;" or make the sign for “Offend,” i.e., the indices of both hands are made to collide in an upward motion at the height of the breast. XXX,465.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1157&refid=long1918
526Michaels (1923) SINSINSIN: 1. Jab the points of the index fingers at each other over the heart. 2. Have a sad look. 113hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=526&refid=michaels1923
651Michaels (1923) SINWICKEDWICKED: 1. Sign bad. 2. Jab the index fingers toward and pass each other over or near the heart two or three times.137hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=651&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
269Dougherty (1913) SINN/ABUT PUBLISH WRITE DISTRIBUTE PEOPLE, PEOPLE LOOK-AT(rf) WRONG(int) 3P-IX SIN(int), SHAME DOCTOR DET-IX(ctr).28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=269
657McGregor (1913) SINN/APRAY FORGIVE 1P-POSS-PL SIN SO-AS 1P-IX-PL FORGIVE ALL WHO HARM+ 1P-IX-PL pose:bow61hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=657