Yeah, I was surprised how close these languages match. Some people think that sign languages are just signed form of spoken languages, but in reality they are completely separate. However in case of shuwa it’s surprisingly close So it helps to say in japanese what you are signing.
Yeah, it’s fun! I love linguistics, so I’ve been learning a little bit of shuwa just for fun. I can now introduce myself and say basic phrases. It’s a great exercise for the brain and to improve hand coordination. My right hand was hurting after signing for an hour the first day I started
I will try to find a free community courses when I can finally get to japan. I would have been already there if not for the lockdown