Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 1, 2024

Search: THING

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
773Higgins (1923) THINGTHINGTHING: Right "&" hand supine at left side, fingers pointing leftward, hand moved to right, as if placing several things. (Anything: "Any" and "Thing").136hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=773&refid=higgins1923
45Long (1918) THINGTHINGTHING: Hold open hand in front of you as if holding something between thumb and fingers; hand pointed toward the left; drop the hand slightly, repeating the motion as the hand is drawn back toward the right side. II,22 (add).19hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=45&refid=long1918
1020Long (1918) THINGTHINGSTHINGS: Placing the right "&" hand over toward the left, palm up, draw it toward the right, dropping the hand continuously.110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1020&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
181Cloud (1913) THINGN/AFROM THAT(rf,1h)SCHOOL ESTABLISH BY D-E L-E-P-E-E AND OVER-ALL 3P-POSS EXCHANGE~AGENT S-I-C-A-R-D, pn:GALLAUDET G-A-L-L-E-T GET FOR pn:AMERICA DEAF TWO WORTH THING, FINGERSPELLING AND SIGN.7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=181
121Dougherty (1913) THINGN/A3P-IX(rc,rf) PAY-ATTENTION SEEK+ WAY HELP MOTHER SUFFER-PAIN SEE~READ+ VARIOUS TRY THING.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=121
226Draper (1915) THINGN/Ags:OH-WELL COLLEGE HERE BLESS IN TWO THING.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=226
169Erd (1913) THINGN/AEAT~BED GOING(-to-lt)/pose:running(-to-lt) H-I-A-W-A-T-H-A, gs:NOTHING EAT THING IN HANDS BRING(pitch,rt-to-lt), TIRED(pitch), HEART~HEAVY(pitch) pose:pacing. 18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=169
153Fay (1913) THINGN/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=153
800Gallaudet (1910) THINGN/AONE OLD(2h)~HABIT IN THAT(1h) LAND(diverging) NEAR(rep3x) YEARLY IN S-E-P-T FOR HAVE THING NAMED A S-T-A-G H-U-N-T-E-R-S M-E-E-T69hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=800
293Hotchkiss (1913) THINGN/A1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) LIVE FOR BETTER~MOST THING THAN THAT(1h,lt)28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=293
101Hubbard (1913) THINGN/ADURING 3P-SELF HAVE DUTY MANY+ OTHER+ IN C-O-N-G-R-E-S-S, 3P-SELF REMEMBER(int) LEARN(lc) SCHOOL(lc) THING(lc) PROGRESS.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=101
586McGregor (1913) THINGN/AWORTH THING MOST ON EARTH gs:WHAT? SERVE TO OTHER OTHER(arc) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHer(glitch) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHER SISTER.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=586
213Veditz (1913) THINGN/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=213
228Veditz (1913) THINGN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) DEAF ESTABLISH(rt) 3P-POSS(lt) INFERIOR(rt) ON ONE(l-hand) THING(r-hand); THAT(1h,rt) ESTABLISH(rc) ORAL MUST TEACH+ IN 3P-POSS-PL(rt-to-ctr) SCHOOL.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=228