Afghan Sign Language

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Basic information of the sign language
Language name Afghan Sign Language
Region Afghanistan


Contents

Language name

Afghan Sign Language

(Afghan Sign)


Region

Afghanistan


Population of signers

1,000 (2012). (Ethnologue web Edition)


Language family

Dialects

Linguistic characteristics

History

Related sign languages

Related spoken languages

Institutes, associations and universities

Dictionaries

Serve. 2001. Regional Sign Language Dictionary Second edition. Jalalabad.

Serve. 1995. Afghan Sign Language, Book One. Peshawar: SERVE.

Centre for Disability Service. 1991. Dari: Zaban Ishara [Sign Language.] Kabul: Centre for Disability Service.


Bibliography

Comprehensive Disabled Afghans' Project. 1999. National Workshop on Development of Afghan Sign Language: 8–10 February 1999. Peshawar.


Researchers

History of sign language research

Related pages

Links

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Notes

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