Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
779Higgins (1923) THROUGHTHROUGHTHROUGH: Left palm supine, fingers pointing outward; right hand edgewise, fingers pointing outward, pushed along through middle and ring finger. (By).137hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=779&refid=higgins1923
995Long (1918) THROUGHTHROUGHTHROUGH: Push the right "B" hand edgewise outward between the middle and third fingers of the left, which are open and closed over against the forefinger and little finger respectively, pointing upward. XXI,389.108hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=995&refid=long1918
1156Long (1918) THROUGH~WAYTEMPERANCETEMPERANCE: The vertical open right hand is passed through the middle fingers of the left, palm towards you, followed by the sign for path, indicating the middle way. XXX,464.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1156&refid=long1918
576Michaels (1923) THROUGHTHROUGHTHROUGH: 1. Hold your left hand up before you with the fingers parted. 2. Pass your right hand through the parted middle and third finger of the left hand.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=576&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
100Dougherty (1913) THROUGHN/AMALE~cl-d:B(small-height) NAME J-A-M-E-S Y-O-U-N-G S-I-M-P-S-O-N GROWUP GO-AWAY THROUGH(rf) COLLEGE U-N-I-V-E-R-S-I-T-Y O-F E-D-I-N-B-U-R-G.11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=100
254Hotchkiss (1913) THROUGHN/AAND IN THAT(1h) 3P-IX-DUAL+(rc) 3P-SELF(rc) TRY THROUGH SIGN LARGE BEAUTIFUL SOME+ LONG BUT EXACT CLEAR23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=254
253Hubbard (1913) THROUGHN/ABUT LAST 3P-IX(rt) BRING(rt-to-ctr) FROM(rt) HOUSE~WHITE(rt) THROUGH(-to-lt) cl-p:44(in-2-rows,dn_lt) THERE(lt) cl-p:BonB(lined-up-on-ea-side-of-road,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE HUSH~QUIET CRY+(1h).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=253
446Veditz (1913) THROUGHN/ABUT ONE KNOW HOW GIVE(lt-to-rt) CAN, ONE THROUGH M-O-V-I-N-G P-I-C-T-U-R-E F-I-L-M-S.40hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=446