Jumla Sign Language

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Jumla Sign Language
Native to Nepal
Region Jumla
Native speakers
8 monolinguals (2005)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 jus
Glottolog juml1239[2]

Jumla Sign Language is a village sign language of the town of Jumla in western Nepal. There is a Nepalese Sign Language school in Jumla, and that the students come from a 1–2-day walk away and do not speak Jumla Sign Language.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Jumla Sign Language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Jumla Sign Language". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.