AW: [sw-l] Eye-Blinks

Stefan Wöhrmann stefanwoehrmann at GEBAERDENSCHRIFT.DE
Fri Jan 19 21:16:51 UTC 2007


Hi Stuart, 

well while transcribing from video I could identify the same thing - ;-) 

Did you already read this lesson :  


http://www.signwriting.org/lessons/elessons/less008.html


All the best 

Stefan ;-)


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[mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] Im Auftrag von Stuart Thiessen
Gesendet: Freitag, 19. Januar 2007 17:21
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Betreff: [sw-l] Eye-Blinks

I am transcribing a video and noticed that the eye-blinks in this video 
seem significant. As far as I can tell from the Archives and the 
website, we have not discussed that issue online. I am curious if any 
of you have written blinks before. For now, I am thinking of just 
writing it as closed eyes or two heads with one having closed eyes then 
one having open eyes. Sometimes, this happens during the pause between 
signs. I have noticed that in ASL, the eyeblinks can indicate almost an 
end of sentence or end of thought or transition between thoughts. I 
haven't studied this in enough detail to be sure of that conclusion 
though.

Any thoughts or feedback on writing this?

Thanks,

Stuart



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