Wrist versus Arm Movement

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Fri Apr 23 18:51:18 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
April 23, 2004

Charles Butler wrote:
> Valerie, I would differ with you on argue.  When I sign it, the wrists 
> wobble up and down, the hands rotate (facing the reader) from a 45 
> degree angle to a pointing in straight angle with the arms not moving 
> up and down in space at all.  It's just the hands that move.  So how 
> do you right the bending of the wrists for this?  It's not a flip, and 
> it's not a bending of the wrists up and down, like "YES" but a 
> rotation on the hand axis to the side but not carrying the arm with 
> it.

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