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Danish Sign Language family

 

Danish Sign Language family

Danish Sign Language Family
Ethnicity: Diverse
Deaf populations
Geographic
distribution:
Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Linguistic classification: French Sign
  • Danish Sign Language Family
Glottolog: dani1289  (Danish Sign)[1]
norw1261  (Norwegian Sign)[2]

The Danish Sign Language family comprises three languages: Danish Sign Language, Norwegian Sign Language (including Malagasy Sign Language) and Icelandic Sign Language. It itself is a sub-language family within the larger French Sign Language family.[3]

References

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Danish Sign".  
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Norwegian Sign".  
  3. ^ Brita Bergman & Elisabeth Engberg-Pedersen, 2010. Transmission of sign languages in the Nordic countries. In Brentari, ed., Sign Languages. Cambridge University Press.

External links

  • Aldersson, Russell R. and Lisa J. McEntee-Atalianis. 2007. A Lexical Comparison of Icelandic Sign Language and Danish Sign Language. Birkbeck Studies in Applied Linguistics Vol 2. A Lexical Comparison of Icelandic Sign Language and Danish Sign Language
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