Abbreviations Used


ABBREVIATIONS used in the instructions

adj. ……  adjective

adv.……  adverb

agst. ……  against

b. ……  back

bkwd(s) ……  backward(s)

c. …… centre

cf. ……  compare with

d(s) ……  digit(s)

diam. ……  diameter

dwd(s) ……  downward(s)

e-a. ……  elbow-action

f(s) ……  finger(s)

f-a. ……  finger-action

fwd(s) ……  foward(s)

h. ……  hand

inwd(s) ……  inward(s)

kn. ……  knuckle  *

mid. ……  middle

n. ……  noun

opp. ……  opposite

outwd(s) ……  outward(s)

p. ……  palm

pt. ……  point

ptg. ……  pointing

S. ……  Sign

sh. ……  shoulder

th. ……  thumb

upwd(s) …… upward(s)

v. …… verb

w-a. ……  wrist-action

1f. ……   1st finger

2f. ……   2nd finger

3f.   …… 3rd finger

4f.   …… 4th finger


* This term if used for positions on the palm (p.) and the back (b.) of the hand.

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