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Thank you very much. I need one last confirmation, to be sure that I
understood correctly. Is each couple of the following symbols representing
the same hand position? (I mean: each couple a different position.)



Thank you for your attention.

Regards,
Daniele





On Sat, 4 May 2019 at 18:29, Adam Frost <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> These symbols are difficult for many beginners because of the difference
> in rational and intuitive interpretation of the symbols. The rational
> interpretation comes about when looking that the function of the individual
> symbols and how they get their meaning, which is what you are doing right
> now. And there is nothing wrong with that. Basically, everything your email
> “assumed” is correct in the rational interpretation of the symbols. (Of
> course, I am assuming that by rotating 90º you mean rotating on the floor
> plane rather than the wall plane.)
>
> However, I doubt that you have actually been rotating them the “wrong” way
> because there is an intuitive interpretation as well. The intuitive
> interpretation of the symbols comes into play when you write complete signs
> and the symbols just don’t look right because the fingers aren’t pointing
> in the correct direction. Let me quote from the Hand Symbols Manual.
>
> Finger Direction Is Meaningful
> Two ways to write the same positions: The Top View of the Back of the Hand
> can be written at
> a slant. Some writers feel this looks like real life, because the fingers
> are directed down.
>
> Basically, the intuitive interpretation of the hand symbol means that the
> symbol on the right in the image below can mean the same as the symbol on
> the left.
>
> This is not limited to the Back of the Hand in Top View; this same
> interpretation can be applied to other rotations as well. The best way to
> understand how this interpretation works is by actually writing signs
> instead of analyzing the technical functions of the symbols.
>
>
> Adam
>
> On May 4, 2019, at 4:17 AM, Daniele Giacomini <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> Hello,
> I realized that, often, I have been using hand symbols rotated in the
> wrong way. Trying to make my mind clear, I have prepared a table for the
> shape "Angle" and I am asking your help.
>
> *Firstly* to understand if what you can see in the following table is
> correct:
>
> Angle
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> *Secondly*: if the first three columns are correct, do I have to assume
> that the rotations in the last three columns should be interpreted as
> parallel to the floor?
>
> *Thirdly*: if the above assumptions are correct, do I have to assume
> that:
>
> , rotated 90° counterclockwise, is the same as  ?
>
>
> , rotated 90° clockwise, is the same as ?
>
> , rotate 90° counterclockwise, is the same as  ?
>
>
> Thank you for you attention.
>
> Regards,
> Daniele
>
>
>
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