ASL - Grace

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Feb 26 20:59:17 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
February 26, 2004

Charles Butler wrote:
> Looking at "grace" as you have spelled it Valerie, looks okay except 
> that the movement goes from shoulder level down to chest while the arm 
> turns from the first position to the second.  It's not a curved 
> motion, but a down and left motion with the twist of the handshape 
> being indicated, as you note, by the change of orientation between the 
> first and second position.

Hi Charles -
OK. So why is the rotation symbol necessary? Take a look....Can you 
think of another sign that has similar movement?

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