Definition: To put a question to; request an answer (from).
This base sign ASK is usually inflected in a sentence (verb agreement).
Informal register; colloquial. For learners, use the formal citation instead.
Verb inflection: ASK-ME.
Verb inflection. IX-ASK-ME. She/he asks me.
Gloss: /\TABLE/\ /\SALT/\ CL:container-on CL:table YOU CL:1-reach WAVE-NO PLEASE; /\ASK SOMEONE PASS-TO-YOU.
English equivalent: Please don't reach across the table for the salt. Instead, ask someone to pass it to you.
Grammar tips: watch closely for the spatial agreement and references, topicalization (raising eyebrows), descriptive and locative classifiers.
Written ASL digit for "ASK". Contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2018.