ASL sign for: what

Definition: Used interrogatively to ask for information about someone or something.


An interjection meaning "What?!". Usually fingerspelling with the palm orientation up.

Sentence example

Gloss: WRONG++ WHAT?

English equivalent: What's the matter?

The gloss WRONG has subtle different meanings in some contexts. The movement is very important to be aware of as a change of the movement (sometimes along with facial grammar) may convey a different meaning.

Written ASL for: what

ASL writing for what


ASL written for WHAT

ASL digit written and contributed by Todd Hicks the ASLwrite community, 2017.

ASL writing for WHAT

si5s, 2015?