Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: TEMPT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
765Higgins (1923) TEMPTTEMPTTEMPT: Left arm pointing towards the right shoulder, and the right bent index tapping the left elbow with vigor. (Temptation).135hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=765&refid=higgins1923
515Long (1918) TEMPTTEMPTATION, TEMPTTEMPTATION, TEMPT: Holding the left forearm toward, but not quite against, the body, just above the waist, tap the forearm well over near the elbow with the end of the finger of the right "G" hand. To emphasize the verb form after the sign above hold out the right hand and motion with the finger as if calling some one to come.62hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=515&refid=long1918
127Michaels (1923) TEMPTCOAX\COAX: 1. Touch in an upward manner under the left forearm with your right index finger: tempt. 2. Look intently at the object. Evil or pleasant expression as the case may be. Same sign for tempt. 43hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=127&refid=michaels1923
567Michaels (1923) TEMPTTEMPTTEMPT: 1. Hold the left forearm in front of you. 2. Touch under the forearm in a sticking up manner with the point of the right index finger several times. 3. Have an evil look.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=567&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
285Dougherty (1913) TEMPTN/A3P-IX C-H-E-A-T GOD BETRAY GOD ANGRY(1h) WITH PEOPLE DET-IX-PL UP-TILL-NOW TIME E-V-E TEMPT A-D-A-M EAT(2h-alt) APPLE.29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=285
972Gallaudet (1910) TEMPTN/A1P-IX THINK~HOPE 1P-POSS STORY ABOUT T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y TEMPT 2P-IX-PL ALL FOR READ BOOK83hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=972
671McGregor (1913) TEMPT~FAILN/APRAY LEAD 1P-IX-PL NEGATIVE IN TEMPT~FAIL(lt) BUT gs:GRAB-HAND(-to-rt) FREE FROM TROUBLE pose:bow62hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=671