NORWAY Writing Some Norwegian Signs ;-)

Ingvild Roald ingvild.roald at STATPED.NO
Tue Aug 23 10:22:58 UTC 2005

As I read the first one, first one hand does a full circle, then the
orther hand does a full circle. That is not the way this is signed.
Actually, it signe dwith lots of stops and jerks, and both hands are doing
the small jerky movements at the same time.

So this is not easy


sw-l at writes:
>SignWriting List
>August 22, 2005
>Hello Ingvild, Charles and everyone!
>I want to thank Charles for writing several emails to our List  
>earlier this summer specifically addressing the issue of writing  
>jerky circles! I really appreciate those messages, Charles, and I am  
>sorry I did not comment earlier...You are right that one good way to  
>write a jerky circle is to cut the circle up into smaller arrows, and  
>then place the Tension Symbol, or other Dynamics symbols at the end  
>of each based on that idea...please see the attached  
>screen capture from the Norwegian SignPuddle, where I just entered  
>one way to write a jerky circle (my example is number 2 in the  
>attached diagram)...
>Actually I want to try to develop a better way to write this, so that  
>it is easier looking...This particular example (number 2) is  
>accurate, but too detailed, I think, for everyday looks like  
>a researcher writing a sign for the first time...because that is  
> was my first time writing jerky circles!
>By the way, Ingvild, how many jerks per circle do you want?  
>smile...Val ;-)

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