SIGNTYP - Information about SignWriting and StructuredSignSpelling

These pdfs and spreadsheets explain significant concepts about SignWriting and StructuredSignSpelling, and allow transcribers to create a translation table to proofread their signwriting. If you have questions, please let us know and we can set up a FAQ.


  • Writing Signs using the StructuredSignSpelling Screen

  • Explanation of SignWriting symbols and their structure

  • An Excel spreadsheet showing all SignWriting symbols in diffferent organizations

  • Translation spreadsheet: SignWriting symbols to English descriptions

  • Documentation for Translation spreadsheet

  • Proofreading spreadsheet for transcribers

  • Documentation for the proofreading spreadsheet

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