|SignWriting List Forum|
Neil Bauman |
Date: Sun Mar 25, 2001 12:38 pm
Subject: Re: Cat
>I showed a picture of a cat and the sign for cat to Miriam's mother. The
>difference between the Dutch cat and American cat was the position of the
>hands. In Dutch (NGT), the hands are at mouth level whereas it looks like
>they're at eye level in ASL.
Actually, the hands are at the mouth level in ASL too Patsy. The sign
mimics the whiskers of a cat--and they are around the mouth.
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