AW: AW: Greek sign name for "Greece"

Stefan Woehrmann stefanwoehrmann at GEBAERDENSCHRIFT.DE
Sun Feb 29 08:36:12 UTC 2004

Hi Wayne, Valerie and all,

please hold a minute Valerie - until you change the sign we should try to
find out about -

Wayne's comment is great because we can see that without a written form
signs might change slightly so that in the end due to mistake and attention
some parameters of the sign get changed and in the end the result will be a
different sign.

Same with the sign for Germany - although in general people know that we
rather would use the index-hand 01 - 01 - 01 (SSS2002) some people perform
it with the D- hand (01 - 01 - 05) but then hand orientation also varies
from back of hand sideways to palm  away from the signer ...

So lets ask Greek signers themselves to decide what sign they would like on
the "who uses ... map ??

Stefan ;-))

-----Ursprungliche Nachricht-----
Von: SignWriting List [mailto:SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA]Im Auftrag von
Valerie Sutton
Gesendet: Samstag, 28. Februar 2004 23:17
Betreff: Re: AW: Greek sign name for "Greece"

SignWriting List
February 28, 2004

Wayne Smith wrote:
>  When I was in Greece (Athens) in 2000, I asked just this question and
> the sign I was going to submit is the same as what Stefan submitted
> except
> that I remembered that the palm orientation was facing the floor
> (i.e., both
> hands were palm-down).  The reason for the sign is the white cross
> shape in
> the NW corner of the Greek flag.

Many thanks! Do you mean this Greek flag, Wayne? The fingers would be
crossed like a plus sign? smile...Glad to know the sign, and I will
change it on the web...Thanks for all your help...

Val ;-)

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