indicating contact with forearm

eghoffma at UMICH.EDU eghoffma at UMICH.EDU
Thu Mar 9 02:58:04 UTC 2006

I saw some figures like that but wanted to be sure I was reading them 

Quoting Valerie Sutton <sutton at>:

> SignWriting List
> March 8, 2006
> On Mar 8, 2006, at 6:25 PM, eghoffma at UMICH.EDU wrote:
>> I need to indicate that the right hand brushes against the forearm  
>> of the left arm (kind of like brushing dirt off your sleeve). I  
>> really can't leave the left forearm implicit, since I'm  
>> transcribing for an audience unfamiliar with the sign language in  
>> question.
>> Is there a way to do this?
>> Thanks,
>> Erika
> Hello Erika!
> Yes. Here, for example, is the sign for computer in touches  
> the forearm of the left arm...

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