Please review this sign spelling

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Sun Jul 27 22:11:25 UTC 2003

SignWriting List
July 27, 2003

Dear SignWriting List Members and Stuart!
It has been a long time since we have discussed SignWriting spellings.
Let's start with this question from Stuart long ago...

On April 10, 2003, Stuart Thiessen wrote:
> I would appreciate any feedback on the spelling of this sign.  This is
> an ASL sign for "next, next, next" in the sense of passing something
> along or now it is your turn, or something of that nature.
> To describe the movements, start with both hands in the ASL L
> handshape with palm facing the chest and index fingers pointing to
> each other, one on each side of the chest and thumb contacting the
> chest.  Then then both hands move forward simultaneously in a steady
> movement with a rotation of wrist going forward and back several
> times.  (This gives the idea of "its your turn, your turn, your turn"
> or "its passed to you, then you pass to others, who pass to others,
> etc.").
> Does this spelling capture this sign adequately or could I do it
> better?
> Thanks,
> Stuart

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