Group 1 handshape symbol differentiation

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Mon Sep 29 02:27:33 UTC 2008

> On Sep 28, 2008, at 7:00 PM, Natasha Escalada-Westland wrote:
>> Thank you for all your replies!  I really like the animations.   
>> They are helpful.  Yet, after reading and looking at everything, I  
>> am still not completely sure.  After reading Adam's post, perhaps  
>> now my question is, how are all these symbols different? Matching  
>> the symbols with whole signs has been very helpful to me in the  
>> past.  I will try to describe the hand position to confirm if I  
>> understand.
>>  This hand would be palm up, occurring in the lower portion of my  
>> sign space, the way I might sign "sometimes"
>>  ?
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Here are some examples of signs that use the Index Finger...see  

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