Tunisian Sign Language

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Tunisian Sign Language
Native to Tunisia
Native speakers
21,000 (2008)[1]
French Sign
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tse
Glottolog tuni1249[2]

Tunisian Sign Language is the sign language used by deaf people in Tunisia. It derives from Italian Sign Language, mixed with indigenous sign.


  1. ^ Tunisian Sign Language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tunisian Sign Language". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.