wrist flex versus rotation
signwriting at MAC.COM
Fri Jul 6 19:48:17 UTC 2007
On Jul 6, 2007, at 12:39 PM, Adam Frost wrote:
> Yes, I know what you mean. While I was doing the editing, I was
> wondering about that too. The forearms seem to be projecting
> forward to me too, but it seemed to be an easier read for me the
> other way. Then when I read Val's explanation about the hand and
> forearm both being parallel across the chest, I started rethinking
> of how I was reading the symbol because I always just read it as
> the line meaning the wrist. That explains why I got confused with
> this symbol when reading before.
Rotations write palm facing changes.
Wrist flexes write hand-angle changes when there is no palm facing
I will prepare a diagram next message...
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