Fwd: A song in South African sign??
skifoot at GMAIL.COM
Fri Mar 7 16:53:07 UTC 2008
sure thing! I will transcribe both Zulu and English lyrics for you later today.
Kim from Boston
On 3/7/08, DAC <dac at signwriting.org> wrote:
> SignWriting List
> March 7, 2008
> On Mar 6, 2008, at 12:12 AM, Sebolelo Nhlapo wrote:
> > Thank you for your messages.I am Sebolelo Nhlapo,a Deaf woman.Sorry
> > I did not use Zulu sign languages.Some Deaf use own different signs
> > but okay, you can do it for South African Sign Language.
> > I just ask who are you?Please explain me
> > Regards
> > Sebo
> Hello Sebolelo!
> Thank you for answering our messages about South African Sign Language!
> Kim is from Boston, Massachusetts in the US. I pasted her message
> If you read her message below, you can see she has a song that she
> would like to write in South African Sign Language.
> Would you like to try to write it in SignWriting?
> We could try to write it here on the SignWriting List...
> Kim - can you post the section of the song you want written in South
> African Sign Language?
> If not, that is ok too....it is just an idea for a fun project...
> Val ;-)
> Message from Kim:
> > On Mar 3, 2008, at 2:26 PM, Kimberley Shaw wrote:
> >> Hello Signwriters:
> >> It has been a long while since I've posted to the list! My ASL
> >> studies
> >> continue, although not within a formal interpreter-training program,
> >> alas. But all the same, I am developing an ASL version of my chorus'
> >> five standing-repertory songs, with plenty of advice from fluent
> >> ASL-speaking Deafies in my area. (My hard-of-hearing ears wanna
> >> vacation from singing!)
> >> So, here is my query.
> >> One of these songs, "Singabahambayo", has its first verse sung
> >> entirely in Zulu before we go into English translation of its first
> >> and second verses. Are any of you Signwriters able and/or willing to
> >> transcribe a version of this song's first verse in South African
> >> Sign?? Does it already have an established Sign form? I have no idea
> >> how many deaf folk got involved with the South African freedom
> >> movement ...
> >> Best,
> >> Kim from Boston
> skifoot at gmail.com
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