Jhankot Sign Language

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Jhankot Sign Language
Native to Nepal
Region Dolpa District
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jhs
Glottolog jhan1234[1]

Jhankot Sign Language is a village sign language of the village of Jhankot in western Nepal. The Deaf make up 10% of the village, and Jhankot SL is widely known by the hearing community.

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  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Jhankot Sign Language". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.