Ethiopian Sign Language

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Basic information of the sign language
Language name Ethiopian Sign Language
Region Ethiopia


Contents

Language name

Ethiopian Sign Language

Region

Ethiopia


Population of signers

1,000,000 (2005 ENAD). (Ethnologue web Edition)


Language family

Dialects

Different signs are used in different regional schools for the deaf.


Linguistic characteristics

History

Related sign languages

Related spoken languages

Institutes, associations and universities

Dictionaries

Bibliography

Admasu, Kidane. 2013. Lexical Variation on Ethiopian Sign Language Poster presentation at the International Conference on Sign Linguistics and Deaf Education in Asia, 2013, 30 January – 2 February 2013. The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Endale Asefa Defersha. 2010. Hypermedia learning tool for Ethiopian Sign Language : User-Centered Design And Development. VDM Verlag Dr. Muller. Germany.

Eyasu Hailu. 2008. SIGN LANGUAGE NEWS AT ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY

Derso, Tekle Haimanot. 1981. The development of gestural communication in Ethiopia. In: Bulgarian Deaf Union ed., The deaf people in modern society: proceedings of the 8th World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf. Varna, June 20-27, 1979. Varna, Bulgaria. 350-353.


Researchers

History of sign language research

Related pages

Links

Fingeralphabete (Athiopien)

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Notes

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Island states in the Atlantic Ocean (no data)
Central Africa Chadian Sign Language | Congolese Sign Language | Francophone African Sign Language
East Africa Eritrean Sign Language | Ethiopian Sign Language | Kenyan Sign Language | Somali Sign Language | Tanzanian Sign Language | Ugandan Sign Language
Southern Africa Mozambican Sign Language | Namibian Sign Language | South African Sign Language | Zambian Sign Language | Zimbabwe Sign Language
Island states in the Indian Ocean Malagasy Sign Language (Madagascar Sign Language)
Areas and others (no data)
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