Nepalese Sign LanguagePrint
5,740 (2001 census). Most are monolingual.
Central and east.
Used by United States Peace Corps. All domains. All ages. Some comprehension of Nepali [npi] by those who have become literate.
The Nepal Federation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing starts schools for the deaf in the larger towns. A few other smaller organizations also work with the deaf and have Nepalese Sign Language [nsp] classes for the hearing. Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Muslim.