Portuguese Sign Language

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Portuguese Sign Language
LGP, Língua gestual portuguesa
French signs language (LSF).jpg
Native to Portugal
Native speakers
much of the 8000 deaf population  (1986)[1]
? British Sign
Language codes
ISO 639-3 psr
Glottolog port1277[2]

Portuguese Sign language (Portuguese: Língua gestual portuguesa) is a sign language used mainly by Deaf people in Portugal.

It is recognized in the Portuguese constitution.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Portuguese Sign Language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Portuguese Sign Language". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.