Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
444Higgins (1923) SUMMONS~INVITEINVITEINVITE: Right finger tips tapped against the back of left hand and add sign for "welcome," by raising right palm vertical and leftward, and moving it out and down and in as if encouraging people to walk in, i.e., right palm as if reaching out and placed on the back of the person ushered in.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=444&refid=higgins1923
387Long (1918) SUMMONS~INVITEINVITEINVITE: First touching the left forearm or back of left hand with right palm, the hand is extended out toward an imaginary person, palm up, and then drawn toward you.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=387&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
142Fay (1913) SUMMONS~INVITEN/A1P-IX-PL HERE COLLEGE READ+ IN PAPER HOW NOW++ D-O-M pn:PEDRO IN CITY+++(rc) AND 1P-IX-PL WANT SUMMONS~INVITE(-from-rt) COME VISIT COLLEGE.9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=142
164Fay (1913) SUMMONS~INVITEN/AMANY(arc) THING WORTH MUCH 3P-IX WANT SEE+(rt) IN CITY(rt) pn:WASHINGTON-DC(rt), SO-AS 1P-IX-PL SUMMONS~INVITE(-from-rt) NEGATIVE.11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=164