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Thank you Cherie and Charles!! :))


On 9 June 2013 06:31, Charles Butler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> More on this question of parallel handshapes in fist and circle.
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> Minimal pairs in Libras. Here are cidade with a fist (by Brazilian Deaf
> transcribers) and cidade with a circle (by SIL observers).
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> Charles Butler
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> 240-764-5748
> Clear writing moves business forward.
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>  *From:* Charles Butler <[log in to unmask]>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Sent:* Saturday, June 8, 2013 11:36 PM
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> *Subject:* Re: Question for ASL SignWriters..
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> Has there been any discussion in the ASL literature on visual "homographs"
> where the 1 handshape and the D handshape are the same "meaning" in usage,
> like the 2 on a circle or a fist?
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> Charles Butler
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> 240-764-5748
> Clear writing moves business forward.
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>  *From:* Cherie Wren <[log in to unmask]>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Sent:* Saturday, June 8, 2013 10:56 PM
> *Subject:* Re: Question for ASL SignWriters..
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> I can see the pictures fine, and yes, you could substitute the square
> base, it would be closer to how I sign it, personally; hand more like a
> fist than like an open circle.
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> cherie
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>  *From:* maria galea <[log in to unmask]>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Sent:* Saturday, June 8, 2013 10:22 PM
> *Subject:* Question for ASL SignWriters..
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> Dear friends,
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> I located these two signs from the ASL Literatuer Puddle
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> I'm sorry i have no idea what these signs mean, since I don't sign ASL -
> however from context I kinda assume the first means READ the second
> something like KNOWN-AS-IN-ENGLISH /QUOTE- however my question doesn't
> concern their meaning as such. My question is this:
> Can these two signs still be read if you change the handshape to thjs
> handshape instead:   (naturally with the rotation needed for the first
> sign)
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> Really appreciate your feedback!
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> THANK you!! :)
> maria
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