Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
179Long (1918) THANKYOUGOODBYEGOODBYE: Place fingers of open hand on the lips and throw out hand as if throwing a kiss. The same sign is used indiscriminately to greet one, thank one, and bid farewell; the circumstances indicate the meaning. V,96.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=179&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
393Dougherty (1913) THANKYOUN/AD-R(rt) S-I-P-S-N(rt) FEMALE APPRECIATE(rf) THANKYOU(2h,lt,bow) HONOR(lt,bow). 38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=393
1033Gallaudet (1910) THANKYOUN/ATHANKYOU91hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1033
208Veditz (1913) THANKYOUN/AAND 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) ADMIT THAT+(2h) SUPERIOR(lt) SHOW THANKYOU(2h,lt) TO WHAT, TO ONE THING, 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) ALLOW+ USE(1h) SIGN IN 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SCHOOL.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=208