Writing mouthing of words with SSW

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Mon Feb 27 18:16:23 UTC 2006

SignWriting List
February 27, 2006

> Cherie Wren from Georgia in the US wrote:
> IF you sign BOAT, and mouth "Cha," that means in ASL "really big  
> boat" or ship...  if you sign boat and mouth "mmm"  that means  
> regular size boat.  If you sign boat and mouth 'oo" that means  
> small/tiny boat....

Thank you for this information, Cherie...I really enjoyed reading  
your message...

How would you write the mouth movements for "Cha", "mmm" and "oo"?  
smile...Those sound like standard mouth movements that occur often in  

Val ;-)

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