German Sign Language family

German Sign Language family

German Sign Language
Geographic
distribution:
Europe
Linguistic classification: One of the world's major sign language families
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: (not evaluated)

The German Sign Language family is a small language family of sign languages, including German Sign Language, Polish Sign Language and probably Israeli Sign Language.[1] The latter also had influence from Austrian Sign Language, which is unrelated, and the parentage is not entirely clear.

See also

References

  1. ^ Wittmann, Henri (1991). "Classification linguistique des langues signées non vocalement." Revue québécoise de linguistique théorique et appliquée 10:1.215–88.[1]