NORWAY Smooth and Jerky Circles
iroald at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jul 11 19:35:09 UTC 2005
I do *not* want to make SignWritng jerky ... It is beautiful as it is, it's
just that I do not know enough ..
So please, when you have time, can you explain to me and others how to write
jerky motions? Like the 'signing-like-a-hearie'...
>From: "Valerie Sutton" <sutton at signwriting.org>
>Reply-To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
>Subject: [sw-l] NORWAY Smooth and Jerky Circles
>Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2005 10:29:26 -0700
>July 11, 2005
>>On Jul 7, 2005, at 12:33 PM, Ingvild Roald wrote:
>>The others are versions of 'TEGNSPRÅK','Sign Language'. To show that
>>the signing is done like a non-Deaf person, the movement in the circle is
>>broken up into smaller parts, with stops in between. When the signing is
>>more fluent, the hands moves in continous circles. I have tried to write
>>this using the different circles that are now in the system, but I do
>>know that this is not what hey were meant for...
>Hello Ingvild and Everyone!
>That is true. There is absolutely NO difference in meaning, or difference
>in performance, between these your two writings attached. If you had not
>said one was for a hearing performance of the sign, I would never have
>known you wanted something different.
>I can explain why, if you would like, plus I can teach you how to write
>the difference between a smooth and jerky circle if you would like?...
>So your first one does not mean "smooth" and the second one does not mean
>"jerky"...Unless you want us to change the meaning of the symbols, which
>would lead to changing hundreds of documents, and make all circles typed
>with SignWriter DOS jerky!! Val ;-)
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