Writing the Holy Quran in Saudi Arabian Sign Language

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Thu Apr 24 17:05:17 UTC 2008

SignWriting List
April 24, 2008

Dear SW List Members and Mohamed...

A new, exciting project is starting...

Mohamed has offered to start transcribing paragraphs of the Holy Quran  
(Koran) in Saudi Arabian Sign Language.

The video is on YouTube:

Holy Quran in Saudi Arabian Sign Language

So I will teach how to write this video in SignWriting, here on the  
SignWriting List, so we all learn together...

THANK YOU, Mohamed, for offering to write this important document in  

My first lesson comes next message...

Val ;-)


> On Apr 22, 2008, at 2:32 AM, mohamed mahmod wrote:
> Thanks Val for your interesting.
> I don’t know how download without connection . and I think they will  
> be happy to transcribe this video !!!
> I think that this document will help teachers feel confident about  
> SignWriting for 3 reasons  1- the importance of quran ,2-it well  
> emphases the my idea (the authority of  interpreters on deaf people  
> must be shorted ) , 3- maybe they can sea SW in a practice . Any way  
> it is arty.
> I will be happy to learn transcribe a video in SignWriting myself  
> from you >>my teacher >>smiiiiiiiile
> Thanks
> Mohamed
> On Apr 21, 2008, at 4:41 AM, mohamed mahmod wrote:
> Hi Val
> It is a great offer. Can we start with these 2 videotapes of Saudi  
> Arabian Sign Language .it paragraphs of Muslims Holy Quran.
> http://www.muslimvideo.com/tv/watch/c157590b2fa1a7d093a3/
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8JHuEbFbVEI
> Thanks Mohamed
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