Latvian Sign Language

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Latvian Sign Language
Native to Latvia
Native speakers
2,000 (2014)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lsl
Glottolog latv1245[2]

Latvian Sign Language is the sign language used by deaf people in Latvia. It separated from French Sign Language some time around 1806.


  1. ^ Latvian Sign Language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Latvian Sign Language". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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