Jamaican Sign Language

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A language of Jamaica

Alternate Names
JSL
Population

7,500 (2011 E. Parks).

Location

Throughout Jamaica.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to American Sign Language [ase], with influence from Signed English or Signing Exact English.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Jamaican Country Sign Language [jcs].