Panamanian Sign Language


A language of Panama

Alternate Names
Lengua de señas panameñas
Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Development
Other Comments

Deaf people in the Chiriqui province of Panama assert that their sign variety, Lengua de Señas de Chiriquí (LSCH, Chiriqui Sign Language), is distinct from Panamanian Sign Language as used predominantly in the Panama-Colon corridor. They are currently working on creating their own sign language dictionary.