Chadian Sign Language

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A language of Chad

Population

390 (1989 M. Yonadjiel). Ethnic population: Large deaf population (1989).

Location

Schools and an association for the deaf in N’Djamena, Sarh, and Moundou.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Other Comments

Influences from American Sign Language [ase]. Some signs are traditional. Teachers trained in Nigeria. Muslim, Christian.