Kenyan Sign Language

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Basic information of the sign language
Language name Kenyan Sign Language
Region Kenya


Contents

Language name

Kenyan Sign Language

(KSL)


Region

Kenya


Population of signers

340,000 (2007 DOOR), increasing. (Ethnologue web Edition)


Language family

Dialects

Linguistic characteristics

History

Related sign languages

Related spoken languages

Institutes, associations and universities

Dictionaries

Akach, Philemon A.O. 2001. Kenyan Sign Language dictionary (Revised). Nairobi: Kenya National Association for the Deaf.

Akach, Philemon A.O. 1991. Kenyan Sign Language dictionary. Nairobi: Kenya National Association for the Deaf.


Bibliography

Morgan, Hope and Rachel Mayberry. 2010. The handshape parameter in Kenyan Sign Language. Presentation at the Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research Conference (TISLR 10).

Kenya sign Language research project. 1998. KSL vocabulary pamphlets.(Time). University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya sign Language research project. 1998. KSL vocabulary pamphlets.(Family).University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenya sign Language research project. 1998. KSL vocabulary pamphlets.(animals).University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Akach, Philemon A.O. 1992. Sentence formation in Kenyan Sign Language. In: The East African Sign Language Seminar, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya, 24th-28th August 1992. [Copenhagen?]: Danish Deaf Association.45-51.

Akach, Philemon A.O. 1992. News from Kenya. In : Signpost. summer 1992. 54-56.

Akach, Philemon A.O. 1991. Sentence types in Kenya Sign Language. Unpublished M.A. dissertation. University of Nairobi.

Ndurumo, Michael M. 1987. Development and implementation of sign language in Kenya. In : Proceedings of the X world congress of the World Federation of the Deaf. Helsinki: The Finnish Association of the Deaf.


Researchers

History of sign language research

Related pages

Links

Kenya Sign Language Interpreters Association (KSLIA)

Demonstration of KSL CD developed by Peace Corps Volunteers working in Kenya.

Easy To Learn Kenyan/Zambian Sign Language poster

Sign Puddle Online 1.5 : Write Sign Language Dictionaries & Literature in Any Sign Language in the World...


Notes

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West Africa Adamorobe Sign Language | Bamako Sign Language | Bura Sign Language | Francophone African Sign Language | Ghanaian Sign Language | Guinean Sign Language | Hausa Sign Language | Mali Sign Language | Mbour Sign Language | Nigerian Sign Language | Sierra Leone Sign Language | Tebul Sign Language
Island states in the Atlantic Ocean (no data)
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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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