NEW ZEALAND SignPuddle
sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Sun Jul 17 15:44:17 UTC 2005
July 17, 2005
Hello Everyone, Bill, Adam, Charles!
Thanks for adding the detailed spelling as number 2, Charles! This
way we have a simple and a detailed spelling. I like that!
You asked about the writing of the detailed spelling. It looks very
nice! I like the way you placed the movement cluster between the
beginning and ending positions. Thank you, Charles, for your kind
words about the fact that we can write detailed if we wish!
To answer your query...I wrote the sign for a third time...see my
number 3 in the attached diagram...This is a very hard sign...
Bill has a point. The Rub symbol automatically means that the two
limbs or hands are touching, so the Touch Contact is redundant, so I
took those out. And I kept the detail that Adam wrote, showing the
darker arm line of the arm that is on top...And since the right hand
is on top of the left, I put the right hand's movement arrow on top
of the movement-symbol-cluster to show that it is the top
movement...The right arrow is painting the path of the curve of the
thumb of the right hand as the arm twists in the air, and the left
arrow is showing the path of the baby finger of the left hand, as it
curves in the air...
Isn't it amazing how much detail there is, to such a sign? smile...
I need to go on, now, to answer Ingvild's question about smooth and
jerky circles... That will be my next message...
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