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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-day walk away and do not speak Jumla Sign Language.
See also [ edit ]
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.
References [ edit ]
^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Jumla Sign Language". . Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Glottolog 2.2