the doll’s eyes open
Mark E. Brager - U.S.A.
Here I translated the exclamation
mark, adding the symbol for sudden and pause.
EarthLan does not always require that we
distinguish a noun as singular or plural. But
here, I added the plural mark, imagining
that both eyes move together in the usual manner
of dolls. In the pictograph, the electricity-symbol
falls into line with the doll's face.
The dot-shaped base works for the meaning of dot/point
in a base overlay, but when it's alone, it works
for grammatical functions. Multiple instances of
this base show pauses. This usage sometimes
works well for haiku translation. More usages
and examples of base overlays including it