LESSON Finger Bends Middle Joint Closes
cwterp at YAHOO.COM
Sat Jun 17 13:15:36 UTC 2006
What about a sign that squeezes as it moves?... The
only example I can think of right now is a joke sign--
"pasturized milk" signed as MILK-past-your-eyes...
but it is squeezing and moving at the same time in
front of your face. the attached is my rough attempt.
--- Valerie Sutton <signwriting at MAC.COM> wrote:
> SignWriting List
> June 16, 2006
> Vanessa Hodge wrote:
> > For example, if the finger was only bending when
> it was
> > farther away from your body, could you put the dot
> near that location
> > on the arrow.
> Most signs have a beginning and ending position. The
> Squeeze usually
> happens in the ending position. The finger or
> fingers start straight
> and then Squeeze. So the Squeeze happens at the end.
> If you are already writing both the beginning and
> ending positions,
> it is not necessary to write any Squeeze symbol
> since the two
> positions provide the information.
> The Squeeze dots were invented when we wanted to
> throw away one of
> the positions. Since the Squeeze influences the
> ending position, we
> throw away the beginning position in most cases, and
> use the Squeeze
> dot at the end of the arrow tip, or on top of the
> position...Attached are some examples of the sign
> for HUNDRED in ASL...
> Has this information helped? Write to ask questions!
> Val ;-)
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