Uruguayan Sign Language

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Uruguayan Sign Language
Native toUruguay
Native speakers
7,000 (2009)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ugy
Glottologurug1238[2]

Uruguayan Sign Language, or Lengua de señas uruguaya (LSU), is the deaf sign language of Uruguay, used since 1910. It is not intelligible with neighboring languages, though it may have historical connections with Paraguayan Sign Language.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uruguayan Sign Language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Uruguayan Sign Language". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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