Voting on PUDLs dictionary
ingvild.roald at STATPED.NO
Sat Mar 27 13:48:09 UTC 2004
SignWriting List <SW-L at ADMIN.HUMBERC.ON.CA> skriver:
>March 26, 2004
>Stephen Slevinski wrote:
>> Speaking of help, those 33 versions need to be renamed. For help_3, I
>> created a challenge to rename it to help-you. You voted against that
>> suggested I-help-you. But now I'm considering me-help-you. This is
>> not an
>> exact science.
>> Word to sign is a very messy business.
Yes, it is. But I think that even if English, as Norwegian, has the 'I'
first in this sentence, it should not be so in the dictionary. The look-up
word should be 'help'. And wes should strive to write the English (or
Norwegian ) correctly, exept when glossing. Thus, in my oponion, the name
of this sign should be HELP_I_help_you. Then the logic of looking these
signs up would be main sign - subject - object.
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