This is a list of glossing abbreviations and other abbreviations and symbols used in the articles and databases.

Ø - null marker, stands for a non-marked property which is nevertheless present. Frequently stands for 3rd person in many languages: not marked for person (Ø) means 3rd person.
1 / 2 / 3 - person, no number specified
1SG, 1sg - first person singular
2PL, 2pl - second person plural
2D, 2d - second person dual ('me and you')
A1SG, A1sg, A1S - agent, first person singular
A - actor, semantic macrorole (RRG)
ABSN - absent (the subject is absent, relative to the speaker)
ACTV - active
AD - anno domini (after the year 0)
ADP - adposition
AGT - agent, thematic relation (RRG)
ANIM - animate
ARG - argument
ASP - aspect
AUX - auxiliary
BC - before Christ (before the year 0)
BEN - benefactive
CAUS - causative
cf. - confer 'compare, see also'
CLAS - classifier
CLI - clitic
CLM - clause linking marker
CMPL - completive aspect
CNTR - contrast
COLL - collective
CNJG - verb conjugation
CONT - continuative aspect
DECL - declarative
DEF - definite
DEIC - deictic, deixis
DEM - demonstrative
DIST - distal (relative to the speaker or action), locative
D/S - different subject in the following clause
DUAL - 'I and you.SG', or 'we and you.PL'
e.g. - exemplī grātiā 'for example'
EMPH - emphatic
ENCL - enclitic
EVID - evidential
EXCL - exclusive
EXIST - existential
EXP - experiencer, thematic relation (RRG)
FEM - feminine, female
HAB - habitual
i.e. - id est 'that is to say'
IMM - immediate
IMP - imperative
IMPF - imperfective aspect
INAN - inanimate
INCL - inclusive
INCP - inceptive, beginning of an action
INDF - indefinte
INFL - inflected
INJ - injunctive
IRR - irrealis
INST - instrumental
INTJ - interjection, exclamative
ITER - iterative
ITR - interrogative, cf. Q
LDP - left detached position (syntax)
LIE - lying stance (currently), lying stature (inherently lying property of an object, like a bundle of sticks)
LOC - locative
MASC - masculine, male
MOD - modal
MOV - moving
NARR - narrative mood, usually reportative
NOM - nominalizer
NOMN - nominal expression or adjunct
NUM - numeral
N - noun
NP - noun phrase
NUC - nucleus
OBJ - (direct) object
P2P - (e.g.) patient second person plural (this notation is used in the Osage examples database)
PAT - patient, thematic relation
PN - proper name
POT - potentialis
PERC - perceiver (is an experiencer, which can be both an actor or undergoer)
PERF - perfective aspect
PL, pl - plural
POST - postposition
PREP - preposition
PREV - pre-verb, part of the verb before a slot for a marker, after which the verb root follows. Relevant especially for Osage.
PRFX - prefix
PRON - pronoun, pronominal affix
PROG - progressive aspect
PROX - proximal (relative to the speaker or action), locative
PW - pragmatic word
Q - interrogative, question marker
QNT - quantifier
QUO - quotative (evidential)
RCP - recipient (RRG)
RCPR - reciprocal
REDP - reduplication
RND - round (shape)
RP - reference phrase
RRG - Role and Reference Grammar
SCAT - scattered
SG, sg - singular
SIM - simultaneous
SIT - sitting stance (currently), sitting stature (inherent property of an object, like for example roundish objects in Osage)
S/S - same subject in the following clause
ST - state
STA - standing stance (currently), standing stature (inherent property of an object, like for example a pile of objects, or a bottle)
STAS - stasis, stationary, non-moving
STAT - stative (verb)
STI - stimulus, thematic relation (RRG)
SUFX - suffix
SUU, SUUS - suus ("own")
TEL - telic aspect
THM, thematic relation (RRG)
U - undergoer, semantic macrorole (RRG)
UG - Universal Grammar
VA - active verb
VS - stative verb
V - verb