Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
189Long (1918) THINKINGTHINKTHINK: Place the end of the "G" forefinger upon the center of the forehead and move it a little with a circular motion. VI,97.33hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=189&refid=long1918
381Michaels (1923) THINKING~KNOW~THINKINGMEDITATEMEDITATE: 1. Rub the index finger in a small circle on the forehead. 2. Rest the hand on the forehead a moment and rub again. 3. Have a thoughtful expression. 89hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=381&refid=michaels1923
572Michaels (1923) THINKING~KNOW~THINKINGTHINKTHINK: 1. Put the index finger of the right hand to the forehead. 2. Rub the finger around in a small circle several times. 3. Show a thoughtful expression.122hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=572&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
72Draper (1915) THINKINGN/A3P-SELF THINKING ABOUT(rf) THAT(2h), THINK ABOUT(rf) COLLEGE DEAF NEW++. 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=72
114Draper (1915) THINKINGN/Afs:IF 1P-IX fs:COULD TAKE-UP(ctr-to-rt) SEVERAL(2h) HEAVY(int) INSULT++(-to-1P) COME(1h) HERE TO 1P-IX NOW STILL(2h) TIME-PERIOD (false_start) COLLECT TIME-PERIOD HUSH~QUIET THINKING, 1P-IX APPRECIATE SEEK THAT(1h) ASK-QUESTION ABOUT ESTABLISH COLLEGE DEAF. 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=114
215Draper (1915) THINKINGN/AHOPE DEAF EVERY+++(arc) MALE~FEMALE SEE 1P-POSS DO, FEEL GOOD~SUPERIOR 1P-IX DO GOOD~MOST 1P-IX(rf) CAN D-O, GOOD~SUPERIOR 1P-IX(rf) CAN THINKING THAT(1h) HELP HAPPEN SUCCEED.23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=215
344Erd (1913) THINKINGN/AALL(pitch) 1P-POSS HEART PUT(lt) BELOW(lt) LAND~cl:55(cover-up,lt) WITH 2P-IX(lt) ALL(pitch) 1P-POSS THINKING GOING(-to-lt) RELATED(pitch,-to-lt) WITH 2P-IX(lt) 35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=344
766Gallaudet (1910) THINKINGN/A1P-IX-PL HAVE VERY PLEASANT TEA EAT MUCH AND THINKING ABOUT FEEL~PITY YOUNG W-H-I-C-H-A-L-S-E 3P-SELF(rt) LOVE FOR L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E WRONG(2h) 3P-POSS(rt) LIVE HAPPY LOSE gs:ALAS67hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=766
338Hotchkiss (1913) THINKINGN/ABUT THAT(1h) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height) FORGET THINKING ABOUT PLAY++(lt-to-rt) FORGET~GONE TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ AND pn:CLERC GET DET-IX(rt) WOOD gs:NOTHING32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=338
666Hotchkiss (1913) THINKINGN/ATHINKING 3P-POSS(lt) pn:JESUS LIVE FAIL 3P-POSS(lt) DO WORTH~NOTHING ALL~WIPE-AWAY pose:grieving(hand-on-head)63hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=666
59McGregor (1912) THINKINGN/ADEAF HOW THINKING, TRUE STUPID NOT INTELLIGENT(int).9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=59