Arabic هل (Hal)Indicates a question with a yes/no answer.

The particle هل could best be translated as "The question I'm asking is a yes/no question." Arabic also has أ (a), which is equivalent. [Link to هل](http://arabicwithoutwalls.ucdavis.edu/aww/alifbaa_unit5/ab4-5_hal.html) [Link to هل and أ](https://blogs.transparent.com/arabic/interrogative-particles-part-2/)