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Libyan Sign Language is the deaf sign language of Libya. It appears to belong to the Arab sign language family (Hendriks 2008).
References [ edit ]
^ The estimate of 38,000 from Ethnologue's reference, IMB, is the number of deaf people.
^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Libyan Sign Language". . Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Glottolog
Hendriks, Bernadet, 2008.
Jordanian Sign Language: aspects of grammar from a cross-linguistic perspective (dissertation)  Suwed, Abdalla A. 1984. Lughat Al-Ishara Al-`Arabiyah: Laughat As-Sum. Tripoli, Libya: Al-Mansha'ah Al Aamah Lin-Nasher wal I'lam.
Sign languages by region
American Sign Language
Extinct sign languages
Sign-language names reflect the region of origin. Natural sign languages are not related to the spoken language used in the same region. For example, French Sign Language originated in France, but is not related to French.