ASL sign for: tree

Definition: A usually tall plant that has a thick, wooden stem and many large branches.

A plural form of TREE.

Sentence example

Gloss: TREE/\ IX1-CL:1 TREE/\ IX2 CL:1(ix2)-UP TRIPLE.

English equivalent: This tree is three times taller than that one.

The base hand also functions as a spatial reference to indicate the shorter one while the dominant hand moves up (taller).

Study how spatial reference in ASL works. In English, a speaker uses the determiners, "this" and "that" to indicate two different trees. In ASL, spatial indexing is used for determiners.

Printable for tree

ASL printable for tree