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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Fri Nov 12, 1999  3:18 pm
Subject:  Re: Compound signs in ASL


Wayne asked:
>Q2: Is the "double bar" the standard method of indicating a sign signed
>below the waist? I'm guessing the lower bar means "waist".


The two lines are the Shoulder Line and the Hip Line. So no it is not the
waist. The waist is between the two lines. The striking occurs close to or
below the Hip Line.

See this web page:

http://www.DanceWriting.org/dw0001.html

Have a great day, everyone!!

Val ;-)

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