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Unformatted text preview: Gloss—the English word to represent a sign. They’re always in all caps. It says this is the “best way” we can express this to you. The best representation of this concept. “NICE-MEET-YOU” is not bad grammar, it’s the gloss. the best representation of what was said. Fingerspelling: representation of the English alphabet on the hands (not precise). It is the “manual” alphabet. Fingerspelling means you are going to spell out the letters of _____. “Handshapes”: the shape the hands are making (part of the phonology). What the shape of the hand. There are many (outside of the “Fingerspelling Manual Alphabet”)...
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- Fall '11
- Phoneme, Sign