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
244Higgins (1923) SOMEDIVIDEDIVIDE: Right edgewise palm placed across left supine palm as if dividing it. (Hand placed once across left palm means "Half" or "Medium").46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=244&refid=higgins1923
722Higgins (1923) SOMETIMESSOME-TIMESOME-TIME: Left hand supine, fingers pointing outward, and right index tip drawn back off heel of left palm several times. (The slower, larger and fewer the motions of the right index tip denotes the more seldom.) (Seldom) (This sign is made with the numerals to denote "How often"). (This sign made once indicates "Once" if any other number is added it denotes that number of times.)127hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=722&refid=higgins1923
47Long (1918) SOMESOMESOME: Draw the right open hand toward you across the end of the left open hand, hold palm up, describing a curved mark on the palm with the little finger edge.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=47&refid=long1918
49Long (1918) SOME~THINGSOMETHINGSOMETHING: Sign for "some" and "thing."19hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=49&refid=long1918
446Michaels (1923) SOMEPARTPART: 1. Put the fists together and move them apart. Or 2. Draw the right hand with the little finger touching the left palm across the palm of the hand.99hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=446&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
126Cloud (1913) SOMEN/ATHAT(2h) SHAPE SOME SHOW HONOR, LOVE pn:FRANCE DEAF HAVE FOR D-E L-E-P-P-E, AND THAT(1h) LOVE 1P-IX-PL HERE HAVE AND OTHER DEAF ALSO.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=126
57Fay (1913) SOMEN/ATO THAT(1h) SHOW, MANY(arc) FAMOUS MALE COME FROM ALL SOME+ ON WORLD. 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=57
164Fox (1915) SOMEN/A1P-IX-PL cl-p:CC(gather) ON ONE LARGE WAR LAND~ALL-OVER THAT(1h) WAR FOR(l-hand) cl:CC(set-aside-to-rt) SOME(rc) THAT(1h,rt) LAND(rt) FOR ONE LAST REST PLACE FOR(rc) THAT(1h,rt) ARMY+ WHO HERE GIVE-GIFT(up) 3P-POSS(rc) LIVE SO-AS THAT(2h) NATION CAN LIVE.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=164
335Gallaudet (1910) SOMEN/AWALK cl-trace:1(walkway,-to-rt) NEAR(-to-X) MIND~SPIN SOME(rep2x) THINK~SUPERIOR FEEL(2h) FEAR FALL(2h,rt) IN LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean,-to-rt) cl-d-trace:B(path-dn,-to-rt)32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=335
399Gallaudet (1910) SOMEN/AAND(l-hand) TO THAT(2h) FEMALE ONCE J-O-H-N R-I-D-D(l-hand) HAPPEN 3P-POSS(lt) SWEETHEART WITH L-O-R-N-A PROGRESS SOME DILEMMA(rep2x,arc,rt-to-lt) 3P-SELF(lt) GO-TO(-to-rt) SEE~ASK-QUESTION(rep,-to-rt) THAT(1h,rt) FEMALE~OLD(2h) FOR HELP.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=399
433Gallaudet (1910) SOMEN/ASOME PLOW LAND40hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=433
437Gallaudet (1910) SOMEN/ABUT SOME NEGATIVE GROW(rep,rt) W-I-L-D AND(l-hand) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) DURING MONTH S-E-P-T NAMED H-E-A-T-H-E-R VERY BEAUTIFUL RED(rep4x) ALL-OVER. 41hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=437
589Gallaudet (1910) SOMEN/AAND IN THAT(2h,rt) NOW SOME(rep) LEAVE-THERE(rc) ROCK R-U-I-N-S SHOW OLD(2h) HOUSE AGO D-O-O-N-E-S LIVE IN THAT(rep2x,2h)52hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=589
258Hotchkiss (1913) SOMEN/AAND IN THAT(1h) 3P-IX-DUAL+(rc) 3P-SELF(rc) TRY THROUGH SIGN LARGE BEAUTIFUL SOME+ LONG BUT EXACT CLEAR23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=258