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Re: A gripping language, and a question about suprasegmental analysis (WAS: re: conlanging partners)

From:Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>
Date:Sunday, November 30, 2008, 14:24
On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 03:41, Sai Emrys <sai@...> wrote:
> Any languages for deaf-blind worth stealing from (e.g. that aren't > just some originally-for-sighted sign language done using recipient > hands to feel the signer's)?
The first thing that came to my mind is "Lormen" (see e.g., in German). But that's essentially finger-spelling by assigning a separate letter to each point of the palm and inner finger surfaces, and you spell out words by touching various parts of the hand in sequence, so probably not useful for your purposes. Cheers, -- Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>