ZURICH: Question Spelling FROG/FROSCH

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Jul 31 17:16:05 UTC 2003

SignWriting List
July 31, 2003

Penny Boyes Braem wrote:
> In discussing Stuart's exchange with Valerie about how to write the ASL
> sign meaning 'next, next, next', Siv and I were reminded again of a
> recurring problem we have about signs in which the movement is
> repeated.
> One such sign that Siv is working on now is the Swiss German sign for
> FROG (FROSCH).  The passive hand is a flat hand with palm up.  The
> active hand begins with a modified O handshape (fore and middle fingers
> bent to contact the thumb), with the palm facing the floor, the
> fingertips in contact near the heel of the palm.

Hello Penny, Siv and Everyone!
Thank you for this question. I will take it step by step... First, look
at the attached GIF to see a variety of signs with repeated
motion...SignWriting handles repeated motion in different ways, as you
can see...(to be continued)...


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