Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: TRY

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
796Higgins (1923) TRYTRYTRY: Both horizontal "T" hands, thumbs pointing outwards, palm towards palm, and hands urged forward. (Endeavor) (Urge).140hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=796&refid=higgins1923
245Long (1918) TRYTRYTRY: Hands in same position as for "can" ("S" hands extended from sides) then push them forward. VII,133. 38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=245&refid=long1918
455Long (1918) TRYTRY, EFFORT PUT FORTHTRY, EFFORT PUT FORTH: Hold "A" hands out in front; push them both forward with an apparent effort.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=455&refid=long1918
189Michaels (1923) TRYENDEAVORENDEAVOR: 1. Hold the right fist a little behind the left fist held out in front of you. 2. Push both hands simultaneously forward two or three times.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=189&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
120Dougherty (1913) TRYN/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=120
127Dougherty (1913) TRYN/ASEE~READ THERE(arc,lt) AMERICA THERE(arc,lt) DOCTOR TRY+ N-I-T-R-O-U-S O-X-I-D-E OR L-A-U-G-H-I-N-G G-A-S, THEN~OTHER E-T-H-E-R.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=127
1004Gallaudet (1910) TRYN/A1P-IX TRY FIND WORK(rep3x,arc) PROGRESS FUTURE89hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=1004
253Hotchkiss (1913) TRYN/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=253
34Hubbard (1913) TRYN/ADET-IX-PL DEAF GATHER HERE FROM pn:AMERICA THERE+++(rt-to-lt) HERE (glitch) FOR HONOR(bow) MALE~cl-d:B(height) THREE SPECIAL ONE fs:OF 1P-POSS-PL M-A-R-T-R-Y-R-E-D P-R-E-S-D-E-N-T-S AND FRIEND 1P-POSS-PL TRY+ PROGRESS++ IMPROVE SCHOOL HELP DEAF.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=34
211Hubbard (1913) TRYN/A3P-IX(rt) IN HOUSE SAD(rf) THERE(lt) DOCTOR TRY CAUSE(-to-rt) BODY(rf)~STRONG(rt).22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=211
217Hubbard (1913) TRYN/AFEMALE~MARry(false-start) 3P-SELF(rt) AGENT TRY, 3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE~MARRY FAVOR+(rt).23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=217
39McGregor (1913) TRYN/AWHEN pn:JESUS SAY(1x) THAT(1h) WORD+ IMPORTANT(int), 3P-SELF(rt) TRUE TRY+ TEACH+ 1P-IX-PL HOW PRAY(vert_circ)4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=39
106Veditz (1913) TRYN/AYEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-lt) TRY STRUGGLE WAR(-to-lt) FOR AGAIN ESTABLISH(lc) IN SCHOOL(lt);11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=106
269Veditz (1913) TRYN/ATHAT(1h) MALE~cl-d:B(height) TRY+ TEACH+(arc) PEOPLE(arc), CAUSE(rf,rt) PEOPLE(arc) BELIEVE T-H-E(rf) O-R-A-L M-E-T-H-O-D TRUE BETTER~MOST(1h).25hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=269
305Veditz (1913) TRYN/A1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL SIGN QUICK NOW(rf) BEGIN SHOW RESULT 3P-POSS+(rt) TRY+.27hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=305
307Veditz (1913) TRYN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt) TRY REMOVE(int,lt-to-rt) SIGN FROM SCHOOL(lt) ROOM, FROM CHURCH, FROM(lt) EARTH; REMOVE(rt-to-lt) TRY+ S-O 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SIGN DETERIORATE+++.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=307
318Veditz (1913) TRYN/A3P-SELF-PL(rt) TRY REMOVE(int,lt-to-rt) SIGN FROM SCHOOL(lt) ROOM, FROM CHURCH, FROM(lt) EARTH; REMOVE(rt-to-lt) TRY+ S-O 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SIGN DETERIORATE+++.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=318
434Veditz (1913) TRYN/AMANY+ TRY LOOK-AFTER(2h,up-to-lt) GIVE(lt-to-rt) 3P-POSS(rc_facing_lt) SIGN.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=434