Wrist versus Arm Movement

Charles Butler chazzer3332000 at YAHOO.COM
Sat Apr 24 00:08:29 UTC 2004

Excellent, Valerie, VERY clear.  I feel as if I learn something new every day about sign writing.

Charles Butler
Valerie Sutton <sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG> wrote:
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.

Please see attached...

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