4@Nose-PalmBackFingerAcross Wiggle 4@NearNeck-PalmBackFingerAcross

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American Sign Language[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative of the action of liquid flowing out of a particular area of the body.

Production[edit]

right-hand B palm-in close to body in center of eyes right-hand moves down with right-hand fingers wiggling
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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “4” handshape with the palm facing back, fingers pointing across the face, tip of the index finger touching the nose.
    2. Wiggle the fingers of the dominant hand while moving it toward the ground.

Verb[edit]

Upload png, jpg, or gif image. (ASL gloss: BLEEDING)

  1. to bleed
    (ASL gloss) MY NOSE BLEED LAST NIGHT.
    "My nose was bleeding last night."
    (ASL gloss) SETH BIT HIS LIPS. NOW HIS LIPS BLEED.
    "Seth bit his lips. Now his lips are bleeding.
  2. (of a nose) to run