Chinese, Min Nan
[eng] 2,455,000 in China–Hong Kong, all users. L1 users: 255,000 (2015), increasing. L2 users: 2,200,000 (Crystal 2003a). Status: 2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Hong Kong (1997, Basic Law, Article 9). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous.
Hong Kong Sign Language
[hks] Scattered. L1 users: 20,000 (2007). Total users in all countries: 20,200. Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: HKSL, Heung Kong Sau Yue. Dialects: None known. 40% similarity with Chinese Sign Language [csl], 42%–52% similarity with Taiwan Sign Language [tss]. Classification: Sign language.