Dominican Sign Language

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Dominican Sign Language
Native to Dominican Republic
Native speakers
(no estimate available)[1]
French Sign
Language codes
ISO 639-3 doq
Glottolog domi1236[2]

Dominican Sign Language is a local variant of American Sign Language used in the Dominican Republic. Many deaf Dominicans use home sign, and are not fluent in Dominican Sign Language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dominican Sign Language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Dominican Sign Language". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.