Need sign for PORTUGAL

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Sun Mar 7 19:34:49 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
March 7, 2004

On Mar 6, 2004, at 5:53 PM, Wayne Smith wrote:
> (right or left) index finger, extended (i.e. the "one" handshape),
> beginning
> with contact in the middle of the forehead, and then tracing a line
> straight
> down the front of the face, in contact with the nose, lips, chin, etc.
> until
> it stops at a point under the chin.  What this sign is is a tracing of
> the
> silhouette shape of the western edge of Portugal which faces the
> Atlantic.
> Lisbon is located at approximately where the "nose" on the western
> part of
> the country is located....

Dear SW List, and Wayne!
Thank you for the description of the international sign for
PORTUGAL...Are any of these spellings correct? Which one would you

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