Indonesian Sign Language

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A language of Indonesia

Population

8,000 (2000).

Location

Java and Bali.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

94 schools for the deaf use the oral method for instruction. Used as L2 by Bengkala Sign Language [bqy].

Other Comments

A blend of Malaysian Sign Language [xml] and indigenous signs. American Sign Language [ase] not used.