|SignWriting List Forum|
Dawn McReynolds |
Date: Fri Feb 18, 2000 5:29 pm
Subject: Re: Sign for "FIRE"
I opened the last three attachments, I was wondering for FIRE, wouldn't we
use here in the states use the straight fingers also. At least it looks
more like fire to me.
----- Original Message -----
From: Valerie Sutton
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2000 10:07 AM
Subject: Sign for "FIRE"
> SignWriting List
> February 18, 2000
> I received this question yesterday.
> I would not write the sign for "FIRE" with the "Cupped Hand with
> Spread Fingers". That is the wrong handshape.
> The fingers are straighter than that. Please see some of the
> different possible versions below in my answer ;-)
> The movement of alternating of the fingers is captured in the
> movement symbol itself, and not in the handshape symbol....so the
> bending of the knuckle joint is there in the writing of the sign...in
> the movement symbol: