Facial Expressions, Breathing, Multiple Face Features

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Fri May 21 22:26:28 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
May 21, 2004

BREATHING continued...
The inhaling and exhaling symbols can be written in different sizes.
Tiny ones mean short inhaling or exhaling...Take a look at the attached
sentence in Swiss-German Sign Language...It is the first sentence in
the Noah document. See the tiny exhaling symbols? See how they are
placed near the movement symbols, showing exactly when the puff takes
place, while the movement happens...there are three short puffs... and
in this case, air is also coming out of the mouth...and the lips are
together but projecting forward, the eyebrows are down, and the cheeks
are puffed...

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