pictorically

pictorically

(pɪkˈtɒrɪkəlɪ)
adv
another word for pictorially
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In any of these cases, they kinetically imitate the action performed with the object in question, like closing the cup for a lid (80)--"hafa pu pine wynstran hand sam locene and eac swa swa pa swypran and hwylf hy syppan ofer pa wynstran" ['lift up your left hand half closed and likewise the right, and then curve it over the left']--, or pictorically, they tend to draw the shape of the object, as the sign for bread (54) illustrates: "sete pu pine twegen puman to gaedere and pine twegen scyte fingras aeoerne foran ongean operne" ['put your two thumbs together, and your two index fingers one against the other in front'].
Wine (22), for instance, is represented by kinetically drawing with the finger the action of undoing the tap of a cask ("do pu mid pinum twam fingrum swilce pu taeppan of tunnan onteon wille"), and pillow (90) by pictorically depicting a feather inside the left hand (".