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Stefan Woehrmann |
Date: Mon Jun 19, 2000 4:06 pm
Subject: Re: Wrong diagram attached before...
Valerie asked :
> Do you feel a facial expression is necessary with this sign? If so,
> how would you write it? ;-)
Thank you very much for your question !
Well, - I´m not sure. When I did the transcription some weeks ago I thought
that the facial expression is not necessary with this sign. But now -
;-) ) just because you ask for the possibility - I can imagine that this
lifting of the eyebrows or the wrinkled forehead can serve as a kind of
In DGS many sentences start like this - lifting the eyebrows.
So I looked up the chapter 10 (Facial Expressions) in your wonderfull
"Lessons in SignWriting" Textbook and Workbook and compared the different
I am not able to identify all the differences . Would be great to have a
typical foto for every kind of variation. !!!
(I can offer some fotos of facial expressions - if you want to ! So I would
understand what is the difference between Eyebrows up - down - inside -
outside -- who is able to show all kind of eyebrowmovements. ?? )
I picked the eyebrow -up expression - I´m interested what other people
would choose if they had to !;-) (The wrinkled forehead is an alternativ
because the eyebrows of this signer look almost alike on so many frames ?? )
Look forward for your answers
All the best