Persian Sign Language

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Persian Sign Language
Native to Iran
Native speakers
(no estimate available)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 psc
Glottolog pers1244[2]

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.


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

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