French Belgian Sign Language

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French Belgian Sign Language
Langue des signes de Belgique francophone (LSFB)
Native to French Community of Belgium
Native speakers
4,000  (date missing)[citation needed]
Lyons Sign?
French Sign?
  • French Belgian Sign Language
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sfb
Glottolog lang1248[1]

The French Belgian Sign Language (French: Langue des signes de Belgique francophone; LSFB) is the deaf sign language of the French Community of Belgium, a country in Western Europe. It and Flemish Sign Language are varieties of the same language.

Legal recognition[edit]

By decree of 22 October 2003, the Parliament of the French Community recognised the Sign Language of French-speaking Belgium.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Langue des signes de Belgique Francophone". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Décret relatif à la reconnaissance de la langue des signes

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