<DIV>Problem is Valerie is that the thumbs actually do touch the chest and the pinkies move in a circle while the thumbs stay in one place. Think wings actually attached to the body. This is the sign for Angel. </DIV>
<DIV>The pinkies move in a circle, it is an arm in motion, but the thumbs actually stay stuck to the chest. </DIV>
<DIV><BR><BR><B><I>Valerie Sutton <email@example.com></I></B> wrote:</DIV>
<BLOCKQUOTE class=replbq style="PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #1010ff 2px solid">SignWriting List<BR>October 4, 2005<BR><BR>On Oct 3, 2005, at 3:13 AM, Lucyna Dlugolecka wrote:<BR>> Please see the attached video clip with the sign for ANIOL (ANGEL) <BR>> and then lookk at the written sign. Is it readable?<BR>> Lucy<BR><BR>Hello SignWriting List!<BR>I hope you all had a good weekend. I enjoyed having a little rest <BR>from answering email ;-)))<BR><BR>But I am happy to be back too.<BR><BR>And thank you for this excellent video Lucyna.<BR><BR>This sign for ANIOL in Polish Sign Language does NOT use Wrist <BR>Circles. In the video, the circles are from the whole arm...the wrist <BR>joint is not doing the circle.<BR><BR>A Wrist Circle symbol is only used when the arm never moves, and only <BR>the Hand moves, from the Wrist joint. So you need Arm-Circle <BR>symbols...Here is how I would write it. No need for contact stars, <BR>since I see no actual to!
the video. I will post information <BR>about Circle symbols next message...<BR><BR>Notice in my writing, that the arrowheads in the circle are placed at <BR>the exact spot where the hands start to move in the circle...The <BR>arrowheads are always placed where the circle begins....see attached<BR><BR><BR><BR>￼<BR><BR><BR><BR></BLOCKQUOTE>