LIBRAS sign for mental confusion

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Mon Dec 11 18:03:09 UTC 2006

Hello Charles -
Then try to write it again yourself...If you want to have them in  
front of the nose, then you need to write the nose line in one way or  
the other, either from the side view or the front view, doesn't  

If I were writing this, I would use the Shoulder Line without the  
overhead view...why would the side view or the overhead view be  

Val ;-)

On Dec 11, 2006, at 9:33 AM, Charles Butler wrote:

> Having looked at all of your signs, the hands I am drawing are  
> parallel on the same level, with the right hand in front of the  
> left hand, not one above and one below, that´s why I wrote it from  
> above.  The hands move side to side, coming to the center line,  
> from opposite directions and end back at their original starting  
> points on the sides of the head.  They may linger a moment in the  
> middle of the swing when both hands are in front of the eyes.  One  
> is showing being entranced by all the fingers waving at each other.  
> The side view doesn´t show the side-to-side motion starting apart  
> on opposite sides of the head AND the relative position of the  
> hands to each other.  They are not above and below each other but  
> on the same level.
> Valerie Sutton <signwriting at MAC.COM> wrote: SignWriting List
> December 11, 2006
> Hello Charles and Everyone!
> I have now added four possible writings of the LIBRAS sign for
> confusão, which are numbers 3, 4, 5, and 6 in the LIBRAS SignPuddle.
> I wonder about the direction of movement. Is it side-to-side or
> forward and back? Which writing in the four signs pasted in this
> message, feels the best to you? Val ;-)

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