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Hi Maureen, 

 

thank you for your answer ... I understand .. and it is as you explain ...

 

 



 

 

 

Perhaps I do not belong to this group “Older people with artritus prefer  to
tuck the Thumb in
and have the 4 Fingers  straight.. ... no artritus ..so far ... smile ...
and  “older people” starting at what age ..smile 

 

No ..the reason for my message has been a SignWriting related interest. 

 

I am eager to be able to write whatever I see ... and in this case I do not
discuss a way of how to sign ... but ... if I see somebody signing “NINE”
this way  



I would like to write it in SignWriting ... 

 

My suggestion would be to construct it this way .. if there is not the given
symbol in our symbols set .... but maybe it is and I only cannot find it
...or Valerie may suggest a second (smile) way to write it? 

 

 



 

 

 

All best 

 

Stefan

 





 

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Von: SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] Im Auftrag von Maureen Doyle
Gesendet: Sonntag, 29. September 2013 13:48
An: [log in to unmask]
Betreff: Re: hand shape BSL 9

 

Hi Stefan. 

 That   SW is    fine  
 You may have found different ways of   doing "9" 

 as there are different signs  for 9 depending on the area.. 

Older people with artritus prefer  to tuck the Thumb in
and have the 4 Fingers  straight.. 
 We had a  member who didnt have a thumb  so this  was their way for 9.

The easiest (9)  for children is Just  holding up their hands  and leaving
the Right Thumb tucked in.. 

 Hope this helps.. 

  <http://graphics.hotmail.com/emsmiled.gif>
<http://graphics.hotmail.com/emthup.gif>   Maureen  

 

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Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:46:35 +0200
From: [log in to unmask]
Subject: hand shape BSL 9
To: [log in to unmask]

Hi Valerie, Adam, Maureen  and friends, 

 

for some hours I am busy to look at BSL signs... 

 

There are various online-video – tutorials that show a variety of how to
sign the numbers ...;-)) 

 

Just a question ... do we have in the actual symbol set the hand shape some
of the signers prefer for signing “nine” 

 

Flat-hand ... or  five-hand  but pinkey bent toward palm ( personally I have
problems to perform this hand shape without to much effort) 

 

   

 

 

What do you think about my attempt to construct this hand shape? 

 



 

 

 

All best 

 

Stefan 

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