|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Fri Dec 17, 1999 8:14 pm
Subject: Re: writing compounds
>Eventually, the Deaf students will become sufficiently self-assured that
>they will assume greater control over the direction and evolution of SW as
>the writing system for their language.
>I think you can appreciate how difficult my task is. I have to capture the
>language with SW, but I cannot permit my SW writing conventions to affect
>the language. Patience, patience.
That is a complicated balancing act for sure, James, but you should be
commended for the hard work and long hours you have put into writing
Nicaraguan signs...it is bound to have a positive effect....and as you
learn more about compounds, please share with us!