Portuguese Sign Language

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Portuguese Sign Language
LGP, Língua gestual portuguesa
Native to Portugal
Native speakers
60,000  (2014)[1]
Swedish Sign
  • Portuguese Sign Language
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 present Constitution of Portugal.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Portuguese Sign Language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Portuguese Sign Language". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Constitution of Portugal, Article 71 and 74