Burkina Sign Language

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Burkina Sign Language
Mossi Sign Language
Native toBurkina Faso
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)

Burkina Sign Language (in French: Langue des signes burkinabé or Langue des signes mossi) is the indigenous sign language of the Deaf community in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou. Deaf education in Burkina is in American Sign Language.[2] There are 55,500 deaf people in Burkina[3]


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Burkina Faso Sign Language". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Brentari, Diane (2010). Sign Languages. Cambridge University Press. p. 406. ISBN 1139487396.
  3. ^ International Mission Board.(2017). People groups. http://www.peoplegroups.org/explore/groupdetails.aspx?peid=47719