SignSpelling Guidelines: Sample

Bill Reese wreese01 at TAMPABAY.RR.COM
Sat Nov 2 17:30:31 UTC 2002

Oops.  I made a slight error in my previous post. "Instead, it seems to
be understood that the shoulder and FOREARM lines are not shown" should
read "Instead, it seems to be understood that the shoulder and UPPER ARM
lines are not shown."

My bad ...

Bill Reese wrote:

> Val, I find these SignSpelling examples to be very interesting and am
> studying them all.  I have a question about this example, "daughter".
>  In the column showing the parts of the sign, you have an arm
> position, that very clearly shows how the arms should be positioned.
>  However, the sign itself does not include all of the information
> shown.  Instead, it seems to be "understood" that the shoulder and
> forearm lines are not shown.  For a beginner in signspelling how is a
> student to know this and is there a parallel with spoken languages?
> Bill
> Valerie Sutton wrote:
>>SignWriting List
>>November 2, 2002
>>SignSpelling Guidelines: Sample
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