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What are you doing?
What do you think?
What does that mean?
This is signed as "MEANING?" with the wh-word question facial expression. The rest of the words are implied with the facial expression, so it is only necessary to sign MEANING in this phrase.
What does your mother do on Easter Sunday?
What is your name?
What is your phone number?
What is your teacher's name?
The sign WHATS-UP is very common and is used to ask, "What's up?" or "What is happening?" To form the sign, take both hands in open 8 handshapes in front of you, palms in. Then, touch the tips of your middle fingers to your chest then move them both upward off your chest.
Where are you learning sign language?
Where do you live?
Where do you rank among your siblings?
This phrase is basically asking the question, "How old are you in relation to your siblings" (i.e. "Are you the oldest, middle, youngest, etc. child?"). The question is asked this way because your non-dominant hand is used to index siblings and children in order of age. The phrase is signed here as: "BROTHER SISTER, YOU POINT(non-dominant index)?" with "BROTHER SISTER" signed with the topical facial expression and with "YOU POINT(non-dominant index)?" signed with the wh-word question facial expression (eyebrows down).
Where do you work?