Hungarian Sign Language

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A language of Hungary

Alternate Names
Magyar Jelnyelv, Magyarországi jelnyelv
Population

300,000. Population includes both L1 or L2 users.

Location

Widespread.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Budapest, Debrecen, Eger, Kaposvár, Sopron, Szeged, Vác. Related to Austrian Sign Language [asq]. Dialects have some different signs for lexical items, but similar or the same grammar.

Language Use

Budapest dialect is viewed as the standard. All ages.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.