Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

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BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
722Higgins (1923) SOMETIMESSOME-TIMESOME-TIME: Left hand supine, fingers pointing outward, and right index tip drawn back off heel of left palm several times. (The slower, larger and fewer the motions of the right index tip denotes the more seldom.) (Seldom) (This sign is made with the numerals to denote "How often"). (This sign made once indicates "Once" if any other number is added it denotes that number of times.)127hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=722&refid=higgins1923
783Higgins (1923) TIMETIMETIME: Right tip of index of prone hand bent and resting on back of left prone closed hand.138hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=783&refid=higgins1923
829Higgins (1923) TIME-PERIODWEEKWEEK: Right index laid prone on left supine palm and lifted up out to the right. (If this hand is lifted up to become "V" hand it denotes two weeks, etc.) (Weekly: "Week" repeated). (Next week: "Next" "Week" or "Future" "Week"). (Last week: "Past" "Week" or "Last" "Week").145hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=829&refid=higgins1923
685Long (1918) TIMETIMETIME: Crook the forefinger of right "G" hand and with the tip end tap the back of the left "S" hand. XIV,268. Or, (2) Upon the palm of the left open hand held edgewise pointing outward, describe a circle with the right "T" hand.79hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=685&refid=long1918
686Long (1918) TIME-PERIODPERIOD OF TIMEPERIOD OF TIME: Hold out the open left hand palm up and pointing outward; pass the right "G" hand along the length of the left palm. XIV,269.79hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=686&refid=long1918
580Michaels (1923) TIME-PERIODTIMETIME: 1. Make the letter "t" and move it in a circle around the palm of the other hand.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=580&refid=michaels1923
124Michaels (1923) TIME~cl:BonFOREARM(swing-like-pendulum)CLOCKCLOCK: 1. Touch the back of your left hand with the right index finger. 2. Hang the right hand over the left hand. 3. Move the right hand left and right in a swinging manner, imitating the movement of a clock's pendulum. For watch: Touch on the back of the left hand and make motion of taking a watch from your vest pocket.42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=124&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
44Dougherty (1913) TIME~SAME-ASN/ATIME~SAME-AS(2h) 3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE~MARRY SLEEP IN NEXT ROOM PROGRESS NEAR MOTHER. 6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=44
186Dougherty (1913) TIME~SAME-ASN/ATIME~SAME-AS, cl-i:C(breathe-in-to-put-down,rt) LITTLE-BIT cl-i:C(breathe-in,rf) LITTLE-BIT(rf) BECOME DIZZY(1-to-2h).20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=186
283Dougherty (1913) TIMEN/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=283
110Draper (1915) TIME-PERIODN/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=110
112Draper (1915) TIME-PERIODN/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=112
193Draper (1915) TIME-PERIODN/Ags:OH-WELL 1P-IX DECIDE 1P-SELF PUT-DOWN 1P-POSS NAME ON THAT(2h) cl-d-trace:11(document) A-C-T AND 1P-IX HOPE FUTURE TIME-PERIOD SHOW THAT(2h) ALRIGHT.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=193
380Erd (1913) TIME-PERIODN/AFUTURE LITTLE-BIT TIME-PERIOD 1P-IX GOING(1x-to-lt) 1P-POSS DUTY DO ON EARTH END, FUTURE LITTLE-BIT TIME-PERIOD PASS THEN 2P-POSS(lt) cl:1(feet) WALK++(-to-lt) 1P-IX FUTURE FOLLOW(pitch) FAR+(pitch,1-hs)38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=380
391Erd (1913) TIME-PERIODN/AFUTURE LITTLE-BIT TIME-PERIOD 1P-IX GOING(1x-to-lt) 1P-POSS DUTY DO ON EARTH END, FUTURE LITTLE-BIT TIME-PERIOD PASS THEN 2P-POSS(lt) cl:1(feet) WALK++(-to-lt) 1P-IX FUTURE FOLLOW(pitch) FAR+(pitch,1-hs)38hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=391
150Fay (1913) TIME-PERIODN/ABUT 1P-IX-PL KNOW+++ DET-IX(rt) TIME-PERIOD SMALL+.10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=150
180Fay (1913) TIME~SEVENN/A1P-IX-PL WONDERFUL MUCH ONE DAY GET M-E-S-S-A-G-E FROM D-E-P-A-R-T-M-E-N-T O-F S-T-A-T-E SAY(1x) TOMORROW MORNING TIME+~SEVEN D-O-M P-E-D-R-O WANT COME(-from-rt) VISIT COLLEGE DEAF.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=180
189Fay (1913) TIME-PERIODN/ATHAT(1h) TIME-PERIOD PRESIDENT pn:EMG GONE~AWAY13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=189
239Fay (1913) TIME~SEVENN/ASO-AS 1P-IX TELEGRAPH~TELEGRAPH(-to-lt) TO pn:EMG TELL(-to-lt) TOMORROW MORNING TIME+~SEVEN D-O-M P-E-D-R-O FUTURE COME(-from-rt) VISIT COLLEGE.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=239
259Fay (1913) TIME~SEVEN N/ATHAT(1h) NIGHT pn:EMG ARRIVE AND TOMORROW MORNING BEFORE TIME~SEVEN, ALL COLLEGE, LEARN~AGENT, TEACH~AGENT cl-p:CC(gather) IN HOUSE~SUNDAY THERE(behind_back) 19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=259
269Fay (1913) TIME~SEVENN/AEXACT TIME+~SEVEN D-M pn:PEDRO ARRIVE WITH SEVERAL(2h,rc) MALE~FANCY++ CLASS(rc) 3P-POSS(lt) ...20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=269
375Gallaudet (1910) TIME-PERIODN/AIN THAT(2h,rc) AGO DURING TIME-PERIOD L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E, ONE(l-hand) FEMALE(l-hand)~OLD(2h) LIVE NAMED A W-I-T-C-H, M-O-T-H-E-R M-E-L-D-R-U-M(Melldrum)36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=375
540Gallaudet (1910) TIME-PERIODN/AAND 1P-IX-PL GET(lt) EAT UNDER(lt) LARGE(lt) TREE(l-hand_dom) SEEM(2h,lt) SAME OLD(2h) ENOUGH FOR YEAR(rep) THREE~HUNDRED PAST(l-hand) WHEN TIME-PERIOD O-F J-O-H-N47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=540
687Gallaudet (1910) TIME-PERIODN/ABUT YEAR THREE~HUNDRED PAST DURING TIME-PERIOD L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E THAT(1h,l-hand,rt) HAVE 3P-SELF(rt) OVER-ALL B-A-R-O-N W-H-I-C-H-A-L-S-E 61hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=687
309Hotchkiss (1913) TIME-PERIODN/AOTHER TIME-PERIOD pn:CLERC 3P-SELF(rc) SUMMONS(lc) MALE~cl-d:B(small-height,lt) GOING PASS(-to-rt) HOUSE ASK(rc) 2P-IX APPRECIATE++ TELL(-to-rt) STEWARD++ S-T-E-W-A-R-D(l-hand) OVER-ALL INSTITUTE(l-hand) TELL(-to-rt) COMMAND GO(rt-to-lt) WOOD BRING(rt-to-lt) 1P-IX30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=309
425Hotchkiss (1913) TIME-PERIODN/Abs:ctr OTHER TIME-PERIOD pn:CLERC GOING PASS STAND LOOK-AT(1h,up,lt) cl-d:BB(statue,lt) DEAF ALL-OVER pn:AMERICA ESTABLISH FOR HONOR(1h,lt) pn:GALLAUDET43hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=425
630Hotchkiss (1913) TIME-PERIODN/A1P-IX APPRECIATE DISTRIBUTE SHOW SEVERAL(2h) 3P-POSS-DUAL(lt) STORY BUT HAVE NEGATIVE TIME-PERIOD59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=630
761Hotchkiss (1913) TIME-PERIODN/A1P-IX APPRECIATE STORY OTHER ABOUT TEACH~AGENT SIGN BUT TIME-PERIOD SMALL71hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=761
104Hubbard (1913) TIME-PERIODN/ADURING TIME-PERIOD THAT(1h), COLLEGE IN pn:WASHINGTON-DC HAVE PROBLEM+TROUBLE, 3P-SELF SUPPORT HELP INFLUENCE MAKE MANY PEOPLE AGREE(lt) FUTURE(dn,lt) COLLEGE(lt) ESTABLISH(lt) ON(lt) STRONG(lt) CONTINUE(lt) UP-TILL-NOW~NOW(lt).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=104
327Hubbard (1913) TIME-PERIODN/ATIME-PERIOD NOW 1P-IX-PL GET-OPPORTUNITY AGAIN N-A-D COME HERE HONOR(bow) GIVE 1P-POSS-PL (false-start) KNOW~STAY 1P-POSS-PL FRIEND AND MALE~cl-d:B(height) NOBLE. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=327
172McGregor (1913) TIME-PERIODN/ATHINK~SUPERIOR DURING THAT(1h) TIME-PERIOD, WORLD SEEM(2h) LARGE(int) PEOPLE FEEL FAR(int,r-hand-to-rt) FAR(l-hand-to-lt) FAR(r-hand-to-rc) FEEL(1x) MINGLE CANT+++.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=172
249Veditz (1913) TIME-PERIODN/ABUT DET-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) pn:AMERICA DEAF(l-hand) QUICK NEAR+ INDEFINITE BAD TIME-PERIOD FOR 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SCHOOL.23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=249
324Veditz (1913) TIME-PERIODN/AOLD~AGO TIME-PERIOD, OVER-ALL~AGENT THAT+(2h) SIGN, T-H-E P-E-E-T-S(ctr), T-H-E D-U-D-L-E-Y-S(rt), T-H-E E-L-Y-S(ctr), T-H-E B-A-L-L-A-R-D-S(rt), QUICK GONE++(ctr-to-rt)29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=324