ASL sign for: help

To give assistance to (someone); make it easier for (someone) to do something.

Assistance; the action of helping someone to do something. E.g. IX-me NEED YOUR HELP+.

Verb inflection: HELP-ME.

Related signs: ASSIST, SUPPORT.

Sentence or phrase

Gloss: you need help, you/\

English equivalent: Do you need help?

Raise eyebrows (a symbol /\ for raised eyebrows) towards the end of this yes/no question. Raising eyebrows (intonation) indicates a yes/no question.

You can use either the last sign YOU/\ or omit it at the end of the sentence as long as you maintain raised eyebrows when signing the last word HELP/\.

Written ASL for: help

ASL writing for HELP

Variations of the inflected verbs for HELP.

HELP variants

A variant of the handshape (bent "5" with open thumb).

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