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February 25, 2016

Hello André -

Thank you for preparing a document - yes of course show us - that is very kind of you!

I do not know ASL classifiers well, but we can get feedback from others -

Val ;-)

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> On Feb 24, 2016, at 6:48 PM, André L <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hello Valdenir,
> I wanted to prepare a document on classifiers and specifiers of size and shapes with SignWriting.
> I can share the preliminary material I assembled.
> Please contact me directly.
> André Lemyre
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> De : SignWriting List: Read and Write Sign Languages <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> de la part de Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
> Envoyé : 24 février 2016 17:26
> À : [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> Objet : Writing ASL Classifiers in SignWriting
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> SignWriting List
> February 24, 2016
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>> On Feb 24, 2016, at 1:36 PM, Valdenir Pinheiro <[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>> good afternoon Valerie prof and colleagues
>> I'm curious to learn ASL classifiers in sign writing.
>> can you help me?
>> email [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
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> 
> Hello Valdenir Pinheiro!
> 
> Thank you for this question.
> 
> There are two issues ...learning ASL classifiers, and then learning how to write classifiers in SignWriting.
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> Regarding writing classifiers in SignWriting, we add a Classifier Marker, a Tension Symbol, under the classifier. This symbol combined with the handshape let's the reader know that it is a classifier. This is explained on page 184 and 185 in the Lessons in SignWriting Textbook. See 2 attached diagrams from the book:
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> <Classifiers_p1.png>
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> <Classifiers_p2.png>
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