[sw-l] Question about symbol

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Tue Dec 7 01:43:28 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
December 6, 2004

Stuart Thiessen wrote:
> I am a little confused about the symbol for a backwards arc...For
> other arrows, I can understand how to place a handshape before and
> after the movement to show starting and ending orientations or
> handshapes. How do I do this with this arrow? Starting and ending
> positions technically are in the same position.

That is sort of true, Stuart. I will explain in several messages the
logic behind the symbol. But first, to find some examples...I opened
SignBank Runtime on my desktop and searched for all the signs that have
that symbol in it....

See attached...continued next message...

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