German Sign Language family is a small language family of sign languages, including German Sign Language, Polish Sign Language and probably Israeli Sign Language. The latter also had influence from [2 ] Austrian Sign Language, which is unrelated, and the parentage is not entirely clear.
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References [ edit ]
^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "DGSic". . Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Glottolog
^ Wittmann, Henri (1991). "Classification linguistique des langues signées non vocalement." Revue québécoise de linguistique théorique et appliquée 10:1.215–88. 
Sign languages by region
American Sign Language
Extinct sign languages
Sign-language names reflect the region of origin. Natural sign languages are not related to the spoken language used in the same region. For example, French Sign Language originated in France, but is not related to French.