AW: Half-Circles

Charles Butler chazzer3 at EROLS.COM
Tue Mar 4 01:14:40 UTC 2003

I like this, it's very minimalist.

Charles Butler

----- Original Message -----
From: Stuart Thiessen <smt_sw at EARTHLINK.NET>
To: <SW-L at>
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 4:26 PM
Subject: Re: AW: Half-Circles

> This is a variation of a sign for heaven in ASL at least the way I  have
produced it.  Let me describe the movements and you can see if I have
written it accurately.
> The left hand starts above the right hand.  While the left hand remains
still, the right hand moves in an half circle straight, up, and back (to be
over the left hand), and then the 2 hands move apart at the same time to
finish apart.
> It seems like the movement arrow I chose describes a 1/4 arc going out and
partly up but not coming back towards me again.  So what are your thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Stuart
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Stefan Woehrmann <stefanwoehrmann at GEBAERDENSCHRIFT.DE>
> Sent: 02/28/03 05:10 PM
> Subject: AW: Half-Circles
> >
> > Hi Stuart, can you post your suggestion for the sign as an attached gif
> Stefan ;-))
> -----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
> Von: SignWriting List [mailto:SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA]Im Auftrag von
> Stuart Thiessen
> Gesendet: Freitag, 28. Februar 2003 21:25
> Betreff: Half-Circles
> Maybe I am missing the obvious, but I am working on a sign that does a
> half-circle movement forward-up-back.  My understanding is that we have
> 1/4
> circles and full circles, but how do we specify a 1/2 circle?  Or does the
> partial circle mean 1/4 or 1/2 depending on context?
> Just an odd question that I am not clear on.  Thanks!
> Stuart
> >

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