[sw-l] LESSONS SignWriting Symbols

Tini Pel tinipel at ONLINK.NET
Tue Feb 15 17:05:36 UTC 2005


Thank you Stefan I understand it now,
L.I.F.E.
Tini.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Wöhrmann" <stefanwoehrmann at GEBAERDENSCHRIFT.DE>
To: <sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 11:38 AM
Subject: AW: [sw-l] LESSONS SignWriting Symbols


> Hello Tini,
>
> do not worry about reader or writer - they are the same (smile)
>
> Your are the scribe of your SW document. So you are supposed to write the
> performance from your - the signers perspective -
>
> And the moment you are reading your document - you are the reader and you
> read the SW document from your - the signers perspective -
>
> We call it the expressive point of view!
>
> Very old documents are written from the receptive point of view. But this
> has changed.
> Even - if I transcribe videos - I write the performance from my, the
> performers point of view.
>
> So whenever you look at SW - signs and you see the palm without a gap - it
> is your palm facing your body.
>
> Stefan ;-)
>
>
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> [mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] Im Auftrag von Tini Pel
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 15. Februar 2005 13:03
> An: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
> Betreff: Re: [sw-l] LESSONS SignWriting Symbols
>
> Thank you Valerie, learned something again.
> I was from the understanding that whenever you could stretch the hand ,
and
> it would then become level with the floor, there must be a space in the
> symbol, even in the front view.
> Now my question about readers point of view and signers point of
view;.When
> is a sign read or written from a readers point of view.
> Thanks for your time Valerie,
> Tini.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Valerie Sutton" <sutton at signwriting.org>
> To: <sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 12:29 AM
> Subject: Re: [sw-l] LESSONS SignWriting Symbols
>
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> > SignWriting List
> > February 14, 2005
> >
> > Tini Pel wrote:
> > > I have trouble understanding the  symbol at  the bottom of # 2. the
> > > hand is
> > > level with the floor, right? So there should be a space?
> >
> > Hello Tini...
> > Remember the movement arrows? The double-stemmed arrows are parallel
> > with the Front Wall, and the single stemmed arrows are parallel with
> > the Floor? So we have two kinds of arrows...relating to the Wall and
> > the Floor.
> >
> > Well that is what is happening with the hands...Number 2 is the Wall
> > Plane, and Number 5 is the Floor Plane. The Wall Plane is seen from the
> > Front View, and the Floor Plane is seen from the Top View. And the
> > space is ONLY used for the Top View...it is our marker, telling us that
> > if there is a space, we are looking on top of the hand...
> >
> >
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