[sw-l] SignWriting Handwriting and Shorthand... Brazilian example - four circles in square
chazzer3332000 at YAHOO.COM
Wed Dec 8 19:05:45 UTC 2004
Oy Marianne, Sandy, and Val,
Looks like my LIBRAS is still in my head.
I just looked at the four circles in square pattern here, and I believe it's meant to be a dog barking "woof, woof, woof, woof". The fist hand (square) opens four times from the mouth area like a "bark". This is one of the Brazilian signs for "dog".
The first three signs are "boy" (something) + "dog" [end of sentence] [TITLE]
Then [next sentence] "boy" "with" "dog" "running" na (in the) "wind" "cold".
[next sentence] "dog" "wants" "new" "game"
[rapaz/boy] [cachorro/dog] [vento/wind]
[frio/cold] [note this sign is facial expression away from [verde/green]. so I can't be sure of whether it's "wind - green" or "wind - cold" but likely the latter.
Marianne can help us out here. The handwriting is actually quite clear.
Sandy Fleming <sandy at FLEIMIN.DEMON.CO.UK> wrote:
That's really good, and inspiring!
I'm curious about the sign with the four small circles in a square pattern -
what movement/handshape does it represent?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> [mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu]On Behalf Of Valerie Sutton
> Sent: 08 December 2004 17:22
> To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> Cc: Stumpf Marianne
> Subject: [sw-l] SignWriting Handwriting and Shorthand...
> SignWriting List
> December 8, 2004
> And take a look at the remarkable handwritten documents in Marianne's
> Handwritten documents from Brazil
> > http://gmc.ucpel.tche.br/signwriting/frei-pacifico/
> These Deaf children are already writing by hand...
> ATTACHMENT part 2 image/gif name=aluno2.gif
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Sw-l