[sw-l] New Handshapes for the IMWA
chazzer3332000 at YAHOO.COM
Mon Nov 22 12:51:12 UTC 2004
Valerie, et al,
I'm curious in this new shape, what happened to the little finger? In all other IMWA shapes, if all the fingers are visible and form a part of the shape, they are indicated by lines. The little finger is not folded into the hand in the photograph. Where did it go?
Valerie Sutton <sutton at signwriting.org> wrote:
November 21, 2004
Stefan Woehrmann wrote:
> in order to be in line with other pure lexical entries I would prefer
> left vertical orientation - but of course later we can choose the one
> out of
> thousands - if we write by hand (smile) or the one out of 96 if we are
> to borrow from your gigantic symbol set.
Can you show us, Stefan? I am not sure I know what you mean? do you
mean the first one to the left in this diagram? ha! smile...or would
you write something else?...Val ;-)
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