Polish Sign Language ("Polski Język Migowy", PJM) is the language of the Deaf community in Poland. Its lexicon and grammar are distinct from the Polish language, although there is a manually coded version of Polish known as (SJM, or Signed Polish), which is often used by interpreters on television and by teachers in schools. System Językowo-Migowy
Manual alphabet [ edit ]
Polish Sign Language uses a
one-handed manual alphabet based on the alphabet used in Old French Sign Language. However, the language itself derives from German Sign Language.
References [ edit ]
Scholarly literature [ edit ]
Fabian, Piotr, and Jarosław Francik. "Synthesis and presentation of the Polish sign language gestures." 1st International Conf. on Applied Mathematics and Informatics at Universities. 2001.
Farris, M. A. Sign language research and polish sign language.
Lingua Posnaniensis 36 (1994): 13-36. Oszust, Mariusz, and Marian Wysocki. Polish sign language words recognition with kinect. Human System Interaction (HSI), 2013 The 6th International Conference on. IEEE, 2013.
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Sign languages by region
Indonesian, Kata Kolok (Benkala, Balinese) India:
Alipur, Indo-Pakistani, Naga Israel:
Al-Sayyid Bedouin, Ghardaia, Israeli, Kafr Qasem Japan:
Amami Oshima, Japanese
Malaysian, Penang, Selangor
Ghandruk, Jhankot, Jumla, Nepalese
Persian Saudi Arabia:
Ban Khor, Thai
Plains Sign Talk Canada:
American, Maritime, Quebec, Inuit, Plateau Mexico:
Chatino, Mayan, Mexican United States:
American ( Black American), Keresan, , Martha's Vineyard , Plateau , Sandy River Valley Henniker
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.