Burkina Sign Language

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Burkina Sign Language
Mossi Sign Language
Native to Burkina Faso
Region Ouagadougou
Native speakers
(no estimate available)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog burk1234[1]

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]


  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Burkina Faso Sign Language". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ Diane Brentari, Sign Languages, p 406