[sw-l] why the sign 'Czech'?

Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa shane.gilchrist.oheorpa at FRANCISMAGINN.ORG
Tue Jan 25 09:07:37 UTC 2005


I wonder why u Czechs use that sign?

Can you explain how it was started?



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
[mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] On Behalf Of Lucyna Dlugolecka
Sent: 24 January 2005 20:31
To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
Subject: Re: [sw-l] CZECH...First 2 signs...

> Let's take the first sign for CZECH...You say it is near the
> beard...What is the handshape that is near the chin? Please describe the
> direction of the movement...We wait for your answer!
> Val ;-)

Let me help :-)
The sign is like this: the "B"-shaped hand rubs the chin in one direction
(right hand - right direction); the movement is rapid, short and repeated.


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