Old Costa Rican Sign Language

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Old Costa Rican Sign Language
Native to Costa Rica
Region metro San Jose
Native speakers
perhaps 100  (1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Linguist list

Old Costa Rican Sign Language, also known as Original Costa Rican Sign Language, is a deaf-community sign language of San Jose, spoken by people born before about 1945. Along with American Sign Language, it is one of the sources of New Costa Rican Sign Language. (Woodward 1991, 1992)


  • James Woodward, 1991, "Sign Language Varieties in Costa Rica", in Sign Language Studies 73, p.329-346