|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Thu Sep 2, 1999 4:13 pm
Subject: Re: SignWriting principles
>A thought just occurred to me -- we have been discussing whether SignWriting
>is Phonemic/Alphabetic or Logographic. We have seen how the transposition
>of graphemes/phonemes can alter one's understanding of the textual message
>in an alphabetic/phonemic written language (English). Does such
>transpositions occur in reading SW? If not, wouldn't that be an argument
>for a more logographic perspective of SW?
September 2, 1999
I am not sure I understand your question above, so maybe you could explain
How does the transposition of graphemes/phonemes alter one's understanding
of the textual message in an alphabetic/phonemic written language such as
Such transpostions may occur when reading SW...but first I have to
understand what a transposition is? ha!!