# [Sw-l] The meaning of some dynamic signs

Tuệ Đinh Cao dinhcaotue03 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 15 23:02:56 UTC 2020

```Thank you, Ms Val!

What if they move in the same direction but one hand is a little later than
the other? Btw, 2 tie means that they move at the same time AND in the same
direction, isn’t it?

On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 06:30 Valerie Sutton <
0000001342802f5f-dmarc-request at listserv.valenciacollege.edu> wrote:

> SignWriting List
> March 15, 2020
>
> Attached is a listing of the Dynamics Symbols, from page 183, in the
> Lessons in SignWriting Textbook.
>
> A single curved line means that the two hands are moving exactly at the
> same time. "Simultaenous" means at the same time.
>
> A double curved line (stacked on top of each other) means that the two
> hands move at the same time, BUT, one moves in one direction while
> simultaneously the other hand moves in the opposite direction. It is
> "simultaneous but alternating" movement.
>
> Two curved lines that are "staggered" mean that one hand moves while the
> other one stays still, and then that hand stays still while the other one
> moves. So they are NOT "simultaneous" but "staggered" - one stays still
> while the other moves and then the other stays still while the other moves
> and so forth...  Natasha's example (in the previous attachment) of "Do you
> want to ask me questions?" shows that one hand moves alone and then it
> stops while the other hand moves alone and so forth...
>
> [image: Dynamics_Symbols_Lessons_in_SW_Textbook.png]
>
>
>
> -----------------
>
> On March 15, 2020 at 3:17 PM, Valerie Sutton <
> 0000001342802f5f-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.VALENCIACOLLEGE.EDU> wrote:
>
> SignWriting List
> March 15, 2020
>
> DYNAMICS SYMBOLS
>
> Let us look at a document written by Natasha Escalada-Westland, an ASL and
> SignWriting instructor, who presented at the SignWriting Symposium in 2014.
>
> Natasha's Presentation 0009 in 2014:
> https://www.signwriting.org/symposium/presentation0009.html
>
> Natasha presented over 17 documents on SignWriting on that web page. One
> teaches Dynamics. Here is one page from that Dynamics document:
>
> To be continued...
>
>
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