Papua New Guinea


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Name of the country/area Papua New Guinea
Formal name of the country/area Independent State of Papua New Guinea
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Indigenous signs for "Papua New Guinea"

Spoken languages


Sign languages

Enga Sign Language

Population of Deaf/deaf people

Legal status of sign languages

Organizations and associations of the Deaf/deaf

PNG Assemblies of Disabled Persons

Institutes, associations and universities for sign language studies

Education for the deaf

Deaf communities and cultures

Religious activities by the Deaf

Famous Deaf persons and hearing persons concerned with sign languages

Sign language dictionaries


Kendon, Adam 1980. A description of a deaf-mute sign language from the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea: with some comparative discussion. In: Semiotica. v.31. nos.1-2.1-34., v.32. no.1-2.81-117., v.32. no.3-4.245-313.


History of sign language research



Deaf cultures and Sign Languages of the world: Papua New Guinea


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