Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
998Higgins (1923) TBDSTRUGGLE"Collide" but first one hand is pushed to one side and then the other hand is pushed oppositely, to represent the struggle.158hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=998&refid=higgins1923
466Long (1918) STRUGGLECONTESTCONTEST (between opponents, more or less bitter): Hold the "G" hands in front, palms toward self, end to end, a foot apart; move both together toward left side, then toward the right side, keeping their relative positions. Repeat motion several times. X,210.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=466&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
615McGregor (1913) STRUGGLEN/AWHEN WORLD UNDERSTAND CLEAR pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(up,rt) WORD+, 1P-POSS-PL FATHER IN 3P-POSS(rt) TRUE MEANING, FUTURE(2h) TAKE(2h-alt) STRUGGLE, WAR STOP(int) END AND 3P-POSS(up,int,rt) KING TRUE COME(-from-up) ON EARTH.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=615
107Veditz (1913) STRUGGLEN/AYEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-lt) TRY STRUGGLE WAR(-to-lt) FOR AGAIN ESTABLISH(lc) IN SCHOOL(lt);11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=107