ASLwritewikipedia

Si5s

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ASLwrite ( ASL: ) is a somacheirographic writing system that developed from si5s. si5s, a system built from SignWriting, was first proposed by Robert Arnold in his 2007 Gallaudet thesis A Proposal of the Written System for ASL.
Soon after its release, si5s development split into two branches: the "official" si5s track monitored by Arnold and a new set of partners at ASLized, and the "open source" ASLwrite.

American Sign Language

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ASLwrite ( ASL: ) is a somacheirographic writing system that developed from si5s. It was created to be an open-source, continuously-developing orthography for American Sign Language (ASL), trying to capture the nuances of ASL's features.

Writing system

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ASLwrite ( ASL: ) is a somacheirographic writing system that developed from si5s.

Open-source model

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It was created to be an open-source, continuously-developing orthography for American Sign Language (ASL), trying to capture the nuances of ASL's features.

Orthography

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It was created to be an open-source, continuously-developing orthography for American Sign Language (ASL), trying to capture the nuances of ASL's features.

American Sign Language grammar

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It was created to be an open-source, continuously-developing orthography for American Sign Language (ASL), trying to capture the nuances of ASL's features.

Spanish language

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Sentences are ended by the full stop mark . Questions in written ASL are denoted by eyebrow marks bounding the question not unlike Spanish's "¿ ?."

Inverted question and exclamation marks

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Sentences are ended by the full stop mark . Questions in written ASL are denoted by eyebrow marks bounding the question not unlike Spanish's "¿ ?."

Question

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Question words or wh-questions in ASL can also form the interrogative. Questioning marks exist in ASL as logographs that denote ASL's wh-questions such as WHO or FOR-FOR.

Interrogative

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Question words or wh-questions in ASL can also form the interrogative.

SignWriting

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si5s, a system built from SignWriting, was first proposed by Robert Arnold in his 2007 Gallaudet thesis A Proposal of the Written System for ASL.

Gallaudet University

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si5s, a system built from SignWriting, was first proposed by Robert Arnold in his 2007 Gallaudet thesis A Proposal of the Written System for ASL.

Greek language

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ASLwrite is a somacheirographic system meaning that it represents the body (Greek: σῶμα sôma 'body') and hands (Greek: χείρ kheír 'hand') and relays cheremic information.

Cherology

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ASLwrite is a somacheirographic system meaning that it represents the body (Greek: σῶμα sôma 'body') and hands (Greek: χείρ kheír 'hand') and relays cheremic information.

Featural writing system

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However, it also incorporates logographs (questioning marks) and is featural.

American manual alphabet

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It shares 23 handshapes with ASL's manual alphabet.

Yes–no question

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means Yes? in ASL composed of,, and where the raised eyebrow marks at the beginning and the end indicate it is a yes/no question, and the hinge mark denotes that the S handshape digit makes a nodding motion.

Book of Ruth

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The text on the right is from Chapters 1:2-4 of the Book of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible.

Hebrew Bible

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The text on the right is from Chapters 1:2-4 of the Book of Ruth in the Hebrew Bible.

Hebrew language

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The first quoted text is the verse in English and Hebrew with the second in ASL gloss.

Gloss (annotation)

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The first quoted text is the verse in English and Hebrew with the second in ASL gloss.

Font

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However, there are efforts to create fonts headed by members of its Facebook group, notably looking at proper font creation and using current keyboard characters such as ' } ' or ' _.

Facebook

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However, there are efforts to create fonts headed by members of its Facebook group, notably looking at proper font creation and using current keyboard characters such as ' } ' or ' _.