[sw-l] how to write down deaf signs?

Charles Butler chazzer3332000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Feb 3 13:34:04 UTC 2005

Yes, one sign in LIBRAS, is "I've been robbed" and it's entirely done with eyes and tongue.  In ASL, "do you want to sleep with me" is a "tongue in cheek" gesture, so there are certainly plenty of non-verbal signs using the mouth.

Curious, Val, is there a sign for "wrinkling the nose".

Ingvild Roald <ingvild.roald at STATPED.NO> wrote:
Yes, Honza,

it is quite possible. We have been discussing this lately (thread: brother
and sister).
There are groups of mouthshapes and tounges and cheeks and ... , in the


sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu writes:
>Hi all,
>I am wondering how to write non manual part of the deaf (multichannel)
>Part of this sign is to say a word or to do some sound or move by mouth
>or tongue.
>Is it possible to write it down in SW? maybe you talked about it
>somewhere ago, but I don't know.
>Thanks for help

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