Tebul Sign Language


A language of Mali


500 (2007 SIL).


Mopti region: Koro circle, Diankabou township, Uluban village area.

Language Maps
Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Family and community members in Koro and Douentza circles use signing to communicate with the deaf.

Other Comments

There are also several communities in neighboring Douentza circle with a relatively high incidence of deafness and use of sign language (Nyst, Sylla and Magassouba 2012); relationship of the signing in Douentza to that in Tebul has not been determined.