I like this sequence and thought process behind it. Depends on which language is "origin" and which is "target". Thanks for the clarification. 
Charles Butler
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Subject: Re: help with writing an ASL sentence for an academic paper


SENTENCE is added to give THIS some context.  THIS alone felt all stranded, like a classifier without a referent.  WITH doesn't feel right to me.  It is actually the same sign as TOGETHER, and in this context it isn't about being 'with' something it is about what method is used to convey it, so I went with HOW as a rhetorical.  I almost added WHATrhq after THIS SENTENCE, but decided one rhetorical was enough...


From: maria galea <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, September 7, 2013 7:41 PM
Subject: help with writing an ASL sentence for an academic paper

Dear list members particularly ASL users,

A friend of mine who happens to be a linguist in the field of writing systems of the world is hoping to include the mentioning of SignWriting as a writing system of the world, and he has asked if someone could translate the following sentence into ASL SignWriting:

"This is an American sign language example written with SignWriting "

If you could add sign-to-meaning correspondences, syntactic factors, and lexical selection considerations would be helpful for him.

Thank you! It would be great if SignWriting makes its way into the academic field of writing systems, so thank you very much for helping out with this (i can't do it myself, because I'm not an ASL user)

best regards to everyone!