Tebul Sign Language
Tebul Sign Language is a village sign language of the village of Uluban in the Dogon region of Mali, among speakers of Tebul Dogon.
Ka'apor Sign Language
Urubu Sign Language (also known as Urubu–Ka'apor or Ka'apor Sign Language) is a village sign language used by the small community of Ka'apor people in the state of Maranhão. Linguist Jim Kakumasu obse...
Sandy River Valley Sign Language
Sandy River Valley Sign Language was a village sign language of the 19th-century Sandy River Valley in Maine. Together with the more famous Martha's Vineyard Sign Language and Henniker Sign Language, ...
Sandy River Valley Sign Language - Wikipedia
Kata Kolok
Kata Kolok (literally "deaf talk"), also known as Benkala Sign Language and Balinese Sign Language, is a village sign language which is indigenous to two neighbouring villages in northern Bali, Indone...
Bura Sign Language
Bura Sign Language is a village sign language used by the Bura people around the village of Kukurpu, 40 km (25 miles) south-east of Biu, Nigeria, an area with a high degree of congenital deafness. It ...
Martha's Vineyard Sign Language
Martha's Vineyard Sign Language (MVSL) was a village sign language once widely used on the island of Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, U.S., from the early 18th century to 1952. It was...
Henniker Sign Language
Henniker Sign Language was a village sign language of 19th-century Henniker, New Hampshire and surrounding villages in the US. It was one of three local languages which formed the basis of American Si...
Henniker Sign Language - Wikipedia
Ban Khor Sign Language
Ban Khor Sign Language (BKSL) is a village sign language used by about 1,000 people of a rice-farming community in the villages of Ban Khor and Plaa Pag in a remote area of Isan (northeastern Thailand...
Alipur Sign Language
Alipur Sign is a village sign language of India. It is spoken in the town of Alipur, Karnataka, which is a self-imposed Muslim enclave with a high degree of congenital deafness in a largely Hindu regi...
Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign Language
Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign Language (ABSL) is a village sign language used by about 150 deaf and many hearing members of the al-Sayyid Bedouin tribe in the Negev desert of southern Israel.As deafness is s...
Nanabin Sign Language
Nanabin Sign Language is a family sign language of the coastal Fante village of Ekumfi Nanabin in the Central Region of Ghana, ca. 8 km east of Mankessim. It is used by three generations of a sin...
Village sign language
A village sign language, or village sign, is a local indigenous sign language in an area with a high incidence of congenital deafness. Meir et al. define a village sign language as one which "arise[s...
Ghandruk Sign Language
Ghandruk Sign Language is a village sign language of the village of Ghandruk in central Nepal.
Adamorobe Sign Language
Adamorobe Sign Language (AdaSL) is a village sign language used in Adamorobe, an Akan village in eastern Ghana. It is used by about 30 deaf and 1370 hearing people (2003). The Adamorobe community is n...
Bribri Sign Language
Bribri Sign Language is a village sign language of an indigenous Bribri community in southern Costa Rica. It is unrelated to Costa Rican Sign Language.
Rennellese Sign Language
Rennellese Sign Language is the extinct village sign language of Rennell Island, which has a high degree of congenital deafness. It was developed about 1915 by a deaf person named Kagobai, and was als...
Ghardaia Sign Language
Ghardaia Sign Language, also known as Algerian Jewish Sign Language, is an endangered village sign language originally of Ghardaïa, Algeria that is now spoken in Israel. The Jewish community of Gharda...
Mardin Sign Language
Mardin Sign Language is a village sign language of Turkey. It was originally spoken in the town of Mardin, dating back at least five generations in a single extended family. All speakers now live in I...
Hawai'i Sign Language
Hawaiʻi Sign Language (HSL), also known as Old Hawaiʻi Sign Language or Hawaiʻi Pidgin Sign Language, is an indigenous sign language used in Hawaiʻi. Although historical records document its presence...
Old Kentish Sign Language
Old Kentish Sign Language (OKSL, also Old Kent Sign Language), is an extinct village sign language of 17th-century Kent in the United Kingdom, that has since been superseded by British Sign Language.A...
Providence Island Sign Language
Providence Island Sign Language (also known as "Providencia Sign Language") is a village sign language of the small island community of Providence Island in the Western Caribbean, off the coast of Nic...
Inuit Sign Language
Inuit Sign Language (ISL, or IUR for Inuit Uukturausingit), also known as Eskimo Sign Language and Inuktitut Sign Language, is the indigenous sign language used by Inuit communities in the eastern Arc...
Jumla Sign Language
Jumla Sign Language is a village sign language of the town of Jumla in western Nepal. Ethnologue reports that there is a Nepalese Sign Language school in Jumla, and that the students come from a 1–2-d...
Maritime Sign Language
Maritime Sign Language (MSL), is a village sign language derived from British Sign Language and formerly used in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, Canada. It is still...
Brunca Sign Language
Brunca Sign Language is a village sign language of an indigenous Brunca community in southern Costa Rica. It is unrelated to Costa Rican Sign Language.
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Mayan Sign Language
Mayan Sign Language is a sign language used in Mexico and Guatemala by Mayan communities with unusually high numbers of deaf inhabitants. In some instances, both hearing and deaf members of a village ...
Naga Sign Language
Naga Hills Sign Language was a village sign language of India. Early in the 20th century, a high incidence of deafness was observed among communities of the Naga hills. A sign language was used by bot...
Jhankot Sign Language
Jhankot Sign Language is a village sign language of the village of Jhankot in western Nepal. The Deaf make up 10% of the village, and Jhankot SL is widely known by the hearing community.
Amami Oshima Sign Language
Amami Island Sign, or Amami Oshima Sign (Amami O Shima Sign, AOSL), is a village sign language, or languages, of Japan. The region has a high incidence of congenital deafness, which is dominant and te...