ASL sign for WHAT

Used interrogatively to ask for information about someone or something.


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

Related signs: what else, what for.

Other WH-Questions: WHICH, WHERE, WHEN, WHY, WHO, HOW.

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.

ASL printable for WHAT
ASL written for WHAT

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

ASL writing for WHAT

si5s, 2015?