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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Wed Dec 8, 1999  2:45 pm
Subject:  symbol for "pressing"


>I desperately need a symbol
> for 'press'. In one of the local sign languages the flat hand is
> pressed tightly against the stomach...

> Hope Hurlbut, Malaysia


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December 8, 1999

The symbol for press is a combination of the Tension Symbol and a Touch
Contact Star...for "touching with tension". Sometimes people add arrows
showing the direction of the press, but even without arrows "touching with
tension" is easily read by others, from our experience....

SignWriting E-Lessons
Symbol for "pressing"
http://www.SignWriting.org/less002.html


  Replies Author Date
2437 Re: symbol for "pressing" Valerie Sutton Wed  12/8/1999
2438 Re: symbol for "pressing" Valerie Sutton Wed  12/8/1999
2439 Sign for "pressure" in ASL Valerie Sutton Wed  12/8/1999

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