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Persian Sign Language is the sign language used by Deaf and hard-of-hearing people in Iran. It is a true sign language, unlike the Baghcheban phonetic hand alphabet, which is a form of cued speech.
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^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Persian Sign Language". . Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Glottolog 2.2
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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.