Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
352Higgins (1923) SURRENDERGIVE UPGIVE UP: Both prone "A" hands before body, thrown upward towards shoulders to open vertical hands, palms outward. (Surrender) (Discouraged) (Lose hope).65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=352&refid=higgins1923
469Long (1918) SURRENDERGIVE UP, LOSE HOPE, DISCOURAGEDGIVE UP, LOSE HOPE, DISCOURAGED: Hold the "A" hands in front, thumb toward thumb; lift the hands slowly, open them to position of "5" and simultaneously with the action draw the head and shoulders back somewhat. X,212. 59hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=469&refid=long1918
470Long (1918) SURRENDERSURRENDERSURRENDER: Hold hands same as above, but drop them and open to "5."59hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=470&refid=long1918
671Michaels (1923) SURRENDERYIELDYIELD: 1. Touch the breast with the palms of the fingers of both hands simultaneously. 2. Move the hands downward slowly. 3. Bow the head as you do so. 4. Have a pleasant or sad look as the case may be.140hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=671&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
269Erd (1913) SURRENDERN/ANEAR 3P-POSS(lt) APPRECIATE SURRENDER(bow) FEET FUTURE (neg)NEVER(pitch) FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT pose:running(-to-lt) MEET(-to-lt), gs:NOTHING FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT FOLLOW+(pitch,-to-ctr-to-rt).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=269