|SignWriting List Forum|
Stefan Woehrmann |
Date: Tue Feb 1, 2000 8:08 pm
Subject: Re: Writing "stopping abruptly"
thank you very much - it helps a lot.
>From: Valerie Sutton
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>To: SignWriting List
>Subject: Writing "stopping abruptly"
>Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 09:38:34 -0800
>February 1, 2000
>QUESTION: How do you write a movement that "stops abruptly" at the end?
>ANSWER: The Tension Symbol is used to show tension of the muscles. It
>is called a "Dynamics Symbol" because it shows the "dynamics of the
>In the attached .GIF look at number 1. The mouth tenses, while the
>movement stops abruptly in a tense feeling at the end of the movement.
>In number 2, the placement of the clock on the wall is indicated by a
>tense stop at the end of the movement.
>So Tension Symbols are used to record "abrupt stops":
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