BRASIL Composed signs: Libras
sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Mon Feb 13 18:17:59 UTC 2006
February 13, 2006
Cristina Pereira from Brazil wrote:
> Hi, Val and List members!
> I'm preparing SW classes to beginners, and I've seen the sign for
> /church/ in Libras written as shown in pic#1.
> Well...I'd ask you if writing vertically it won't be better wite it as
> in the pic#2 and horizontally as in the pic#3.
> It's a composed sign: /house/+/cross/.
> But, in the horizontally way, how could we distinguish that it's a
> composed sign?
Great to hear from you again ;-)
Did you know that there is a way to create signs and sentences in
SignWriting directly on the web now? We use both SignPuddle and
SignText to create signs, and it makes it easier to discuss the
writing of signs, because we can compose them and then paste them or
attach them directly in email to each other... So I will answer your
question that way now...
Next, I will go to your Brazilian SignPuddle on the web:
LIBRAS SignPuddle on the web
and I will click on the SignMaker icon at the far left of the
screen...Then I will create the signs you showed us, and add them to
the Brazilian SignPuddle dictionary on the web...It will list the
signs as _1, _2, _3 etc...so we can see different ways of writing the
Then I will send a new email to the List, and show you the signs that
I wrote, and we can discuss them. If you don't like a sign, we can
delete it, or rename it or re-write it...
A great way to learn!
So look for my answer next message...
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