SiLOrB

Examples of SiLOrB in Use

This page shows how SiLOrB transcription and orthographic representations can be used on actual signs. A detailed and a general description is given for some, as users may choose to include a level of detail consistent with a certain language’s phonology or another intended purpose. Signs are from Sivia Sign Language (LSSiv) and American Sign Language (ASL).

Index

Hands
simple shapes: as for mebicyclecacaococacryfryguerrillahot, shorts, typeside by sidewindow
complex shapes: cat, plane flying
shape changes: how many, night
orientation changes: fry, not have

Location
zero space: bicyclehothow many, night, not haveside by side, typewindow
torso: as for me
head: catcocacryguerrilla, plane flying
non-dominant hand: cacaofry
thighs: shorts

Movement
directional: catcryguerrillahot, night, plane flying, shorts
sequential: window
path: bicycleside by side
alternating: bicycle
repeated: cacao
tap: as for me
fingers wiggle: how many, type

Non-manuals
brows: as for meguerrilla
nose wrinkle: guerrilla
cheek puff: coca
mouth: cryfry, hothow many, plane flying
head: how many, not have

Alphabetical
as for me (tap, brow raise non-manual)
bicycle (alternating circular movement)
cacao (non-dominant hand location, repeated movement)
cat (cheek location, F shape, repeated movement)
coca (cheek location, cheek puff non-manual)
cry (under eye location, frown non-manual)
fry (non-dominant hand location, orientation change, lip purse non-manual)
guerrilla (nose wrinkle, brow furrow non-manuals)
hot (bodyward movement, tongue out non-manual)
how many (handshape change, finger wiggle, head tilt non-manual)
night (shape change)
not have (orientation change, head shake non-manual)
plane flying (high location, lip purse)
shorts (thigh location)
side by side (rightward bouncing movement)
type (fingers wiggle)
window (sequential movement, orientation change)

Tap, brow raise: as for me (LSSiv)

Transcription:
Dbi+ LCzero hi center Mtap NMBr
me.topic orth

Alternating circular movement: bicycle (LSSiv)


Detailed:
Ddf- NDdf- LDsNsh LDeNlo LNDsNlo LNDeNsh Mfd circle alt rep
bike orth det
General:
D/NDdf- Lzero Mfd circle alt
bike orth gen

Non-dominant hand location, repeated movement: cacao (LSSiv)


Detailed:
Ddi0x1234b NDui0x1234+ LTnd Mo short rep
cacao orth det
General:
Ddib NDui+ Lnd Mo rep
cacao orth gen

Cheek location, “F” handshape: cat (ASL)

Detailed:
Dsiu01tc234s NDsiu01tc234s Deuo NDeuo LTchk Mo rep
cat orth det
General:
D/NDiuF LTchk Mo rep
catASL orth gen

Cheek puff: coca (LSSiv)


Transcription:
Diu1+ LTchk NMCHKout d
coca orth

Frown: cry (LSSiv)

Transcription:
Dbu1+ LTeye under Md short NMMfr
cry orth

Non-dominant hand location, orientation change: fry (LSSiv)

Transcription:
Dsdf+ Deuf NDui+ LCnd Mrep NMMprs
fry orth

Nose wrinkle, brow furrow: guerrilla (LSSiv)

Transcription:
Diu1b LCn mid Md short NMnw Bf
guerrilla orth

Bodyward movement, tongue out: hot (LSSiv)

Detailed:
Dsifs NDsifs Debi NDebi LNcap Mb short rep NMMto open Hl tilt
hot orth det
General:
D/NDbis Lzero Mb short rep NMMto
hot orth gen

Handshape change, finger wiggle, head tilt non-manual: how many (LSSiv)

Detailed:
Dsuf- Des LNzero hi Mwf NMMprs open Hu
how.many orth det
General:
Dsuf- Des Lzero Mwf NMMprs Hu
how.many orth gen

Shape change: night (LSSiv)

Detailed:
Dsiu0t1234s NDs0t1234s Deditc NDeditc LsNh lo LeNzero hi center Mid
night orth det
General:
D/NDsius D/NDeditc LNzero sh Mid
night orth gen

Orientation change, head shake: not have (LSSiv)

Detailed:
Dsfus NDsfus Deius NDeius LNcap Mrep NMh shake
not.exist orth det
General:
D/NDiu+ Lzero Mshake NMh shake
not.exist orth gen

High location, lip purse: plane flying (LSSiv)

Detailed:
Ddi0s14+ LsNh LeFh over cross Mui cross NMGlu Mprs Hlu
plane.fly orth det
General:
Ddi0s14+ Lh hi Mui NMprs
plane.fly orth gen

Thigh location: shorts (LSSiv)

Transcription:
Ddi0s1234t NDdi0s1234t LCthigh Mo short
shorts orth

Rightward bouncing movement: side by side (LSSiv)

Detailed:
Difs NDifs LsNzero LDezero far LNDezero cross Mur bounce
lined.up orth det
General:

D/NDifs Lzero Mur bouncelined.up orth

Fingers wiggle: type (LSSiv)

Transcription:
Ddfbs NDdfbs Lzero Mwf
type orth

Sequential movement: window (LSSiv)


Detailed:
Dsfu1+ NDsfu1+ Dedf NDedf LsNchin LeNmid center Mo+d+i
window orth det
General:
D/NDfu1+ Lzero Mo+d+i
screen.window