posted on the SignWriting List
March 18, 2005
I've just written
my first complete story in BSL. It's a translation of
the traditional Low Saxon story "The Wren".
It's too big to attach so if you go to SignPuddle and click on the
"Translate" item in the menu, or just click here:
then enter the following glossed text of the story:
little-bird nest where, it garage. parents fly-away, why. food bring
birds-being-fed. baby bird alone. soon father bird home. happen
what. attack who. you-children afraid. recently, monster come. it
horrible, stare. afraid reason. yes, open-question it go where.
road. stay, me go. going-for. is-it-afraid. not-at-all. will tell-off.
fly-away, home where, yes bend-in-road, bird-flying, see what. yes
lion, animal-walking. little-bird is-it-afraid not-at-all. lion
bird-landing, tell-off. nest you finish come. children me they afraid.
why. lion, animal-walking. little-bird furious, tell-off. nest you
not-allowed, shake-head rights. if come-back, leg me smash-down,
back you break. fly-away, home nest. fine. it finish tell-off. gone.