Stuart Thiessen sw at PASSITONSERVICES.ORG
Fri Dec 1 14:52:39 UTC 2006

Yep!  I hadn't seen that variation for the diagonal, but was trying to 
understand its usage based on the ASL sign. So that verified my 
intuition on it. :)  Thanks! I am curious how many of the handshapes in 
the IMWA have the diagonal variations?


On Nov 30, 2006, at 20:41, Valerie Sutton wrote:

> SignWriting List
> November 30, 2006
> You know, those handshapes are rarely used...
> But Stuart, you are correct that when there is more white in the 
> symbol, you are seeing more of the palm of the hand, and when there is 
> more black, you are seeing more of the back of the hand.
> So in the sign for BOAT, you are seeing more of the palm. I have now 
> added my version to the US SignPuddle:
> <Picture 1.png>
> Has this answered your question, Stuart?
> Val ;-)

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