Ban Khor Sign Language


A language of Thailand

Alternate Names
pasa kidd

16 (Nonaka 2009). L2 users: 400 (Nonaka 2009).


Lampang province: Ban Khor village.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).


None known. Not related to Thai Sign Language [tsq] or original sign languages of Thailand such as Chiangmai Sign Language [csd]. Other villages with high incidence of deafness are also reported in rural Thailand: Huay Hai, Plaa Pag, and Na Sai (Nonaka 2004).

Language Use

Many hearing users speak Nyoh [nyw] and other languages. (Nonaka 2009). All ages.

Other Comments

Originated in the 1930s (Nonaka 2009).

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