# rotation symbols

Honza honza at RUCE.CZ
Fri Aug 6 07:27:38 UTC 2010

```Hi Val and Adam,

it is perfect explanation.

Honza

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 8:35 PM, Valerie Sutton <sutton at signwriting.org>wrote:

> SignWriting List
> August 5, 2010
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> THANK YOU for this video and explanation - it is perfect!
>
> Val ;-)
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> On Aug 5, 2010, at 11:06 AM, Adam Frost wrote:
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> > I remember when I was having a hard time with these symbols as well. I
> think the main reason is that there is so much going on in one symbol. They
> way that it helped me was to understand that it was really two symbols put
> together. The traveling arrow and the rotation arrow. I have found that the
> reason many people have a hard time understanding the combination is not
> because of the traveling arrow but the rotation. I have found that it isn't
> an easy one to teach with just words. I have to show someone how rotations
> work. ;-)
> >
> > Here are some writings of rotation and traveling arrows separated, and
> then together.
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> > And here is a short video of where I do rotations, traveling, and then
> both together following as I have them written.
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> > On Aug 5, 2010, at 9:03 AM, Valerie Sutton wrote:
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> >> SignWriting List
> >> August 5, 2010
> >>
> >>> On Aug 5, 2010, at 5:11 AM, Honza wrote:
> >>>> please can you clarify difference between this symbols?
> >>>> I suppose that difference is in orientation of hand. If fingers in
> basic handshape heading to the front than it is possible to use first (left)
> symbol. If fingers heading up than second symbol have to be used.
> >>>> right?
> >>>> thanks
> >>>>
> >>>> Honza
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> >>>>
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> >> Hello Honza and everyone!
> >>
> >> Yes. That is correct.
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> >> Please see my attached diagram here:
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> >> I have also placed these examples in your Czech dictionary in
> SignPuddle...
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> >> Both arrows are traveling straight up, parallel to the Front Wall.
> >>
> >> While the movement travels up, at the same time, two rotations occur in
> the arm, while it travels up.
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> >> 1. Example Number 1: The arm is parallel to the floor doing the rotation
> while the entire arm travels up.
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> >> 2. Example Number 2: The arm is parallel to the front wall, doing the
> rotation forward and around while traveling up...
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