Yemeni Sign Language

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Yemeni Sign Language
لغة الإشارة اليمنية
Native toYemen
Arab Sign Language family
  • Yemeni Sign Language
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)

Yemeni Sign Language is the (or a) deaf sign language of Yemen. It belongs to the Arab sign-language family (Hendriks 2008). It's not clear how close are the sign languages of the two former Yemeni states.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Yemeni Sign Language". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Hendriks, Bernadet, 2008. Jordanian Sign Language: aspects of grammar from a cross-linguistic perspective (dissertation)[1]