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Question in Sign Language – Video & Image Included

Lead Academy
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Today we will take a look to find out how to say the word “question” in sign language.

Language differs between different countries and between different cultures. Even countries that speak the same language might be separated from other native speakers by small differences. It is the same with sign languages. There are various forms of sign language.

With that said, today we will only discuss BSL or British Sign Language.

You should also take a look at one of our blogs, “Why is British Sign Language Important“.

So now let’s dive into our main topic today.

Question in Sign Language

Before we get started, here is a piece of advice to help you remember everything you learned about sign language:

Hearing people enjoy singing in the shower as even the worst vocalist can sound passably nice due to the acoustics. In the shower, singing your favourite song gives the whole experience that extra edge. Because the chorus is repeated several times, it encourages the use of non-manual characteristics like emotion and body language and makes learning the signs easier. There are several BSL songs on YouTube that you can listen to and get ideas from.

So now let’s go back to our main topic today: How to say “question” in sign language.

Click on the video link below.

Now follow the steps below.

BSL interpreter standing

1. Start with a normal posture.

BSL interpreter with one hand raised with thumb touching index finger

2. Raise your right hand.
3. Now make a circle using your thumb and your index finger, as shown in the picture above, and spread the rest of your fingers.

BSL interpreter signing question

4. Now using your right hand, as shown in the picture above, you should make an imaginary question mark.
5. Say the word while you are signing.


So that’s how we say “question” in sign language. Remember that learning BSL, just like learning any other language, takes time and practice. Therefore, if you’re interested in learning sign language, make sure to practice regularly.

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