Asking a yes/no question in ASL

A yes-no question is usually accompanied with the raised eyebrows, widened eyes and forward head. Sometimes, holding the last word at the end of sentence also anticipates a response.

Practice the non-manual grammar for yes/no questions: raising eyebrows and tilting head forward.


Gloss: you married?
English translation: Are you married?

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Also see question signals in sign language, wh-q question, and rhetorical question

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