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Latvian Sign Language

Latvian Sign Language
Latviešu zīmju valoda
Native toLatvia
Native speakers
2,000 (2014)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3lsl

Latvian Sign Language (Latvian: latviešu zīmju valoda) is the sign language used by deaf people in Latvia. It separated from French Sign Language some time around 1806.


  1. ^ Latvian Sign Language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Latvian Sign Language". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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