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 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