Alipur Sign Language

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Alipur Sign
Native to India
Region Karnataka
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog alip1234[1]

Alipur Sign is a village sign language of India. It is spoken in the town of Alipur, Karnataka, which is a self-imposed Muslim enclave with a high degree of congenital deafness in a largely Hindu region. A substantial number of the hearing population of 17,000 knows the language.[citation needed]


  • ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Alipur Sign Language". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.