Honduran Sign Language

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Honduran Sign Language
Native to Honduras
Native speakers
(no estimate available)[1]
Mexican Sign Language?[2]
  • Honduran Sign Language
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hds
Glottolog hond1239[2]

Honduran Sign Language, also known as "Lengua de Señas Hondureñas" (LESHO), is the dominant sign language used in Honduras. American Sign Language is also used; the two are apparently not related.


  1. ^ Honduran Sign Language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ a b Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Honduras Sign Language". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.