SignWriting List
June 25, 2010

Hello Kim and Everyone -
I hope there are people on the list who can help you -

South Africa has several different sign languages, is my understanding - I had heard that different groups of people with different spoken languages, also have different sign which sign language in South Africa are you talking about? grin ;-))

Val ;-)

On Jun 25, 2010, at 10:59 AM, Kimberley Shaw wrote:

> Hello all:
> oops, I overlooked another word I couldn't find in Puddle (though I'm
> glad to see a school in South Africa uses SW!).
> How would one sign "inkululeko", meaning "freedom", if one were in South Africa?
> Best,
> Kim from Boston
> On 6/25/10, Kimberley Shaw <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hello everyone:
>> I hope Steve and Dianne Parkhurst still read this list? I'm performing
>> a piece of music in ASL soon, and in it, the word "freedom" gets sung
>> in about 7 languages.
>> So, anyone know how they sign "libertad" in Spain?
>> Or, for that matter, "svoboda" in Russia (or Poland or other Slavic
>> areas)?
>> I already have it in DGS (congrats on the big huge dictionary, Stefan
>> et al!), LSF, Israeli sign.
>> Oh, and if anyone knows it in International Sign, that would be great, too.
>> Best,
>> Kim from Boston