Tunisian Sign Language

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Tunisian Sign Language
Native toTunisia
Native speakers
21,000 (2008)[1]
French Sign
Language codes
ISO 639-3tse
Glottologtuni1249[2]

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

It is not clear how the language of the Burj as-Salh deaf village relates to indigenous sign and TSL.[3]

References[edit]

  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.
  3. ^ [1]