Libyan Sign Language

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A language of Libya

Population

38,000 (2014 IMB).

Location

Scattered.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Unclear how similar it is to other sign languages in the region. Not the same as Unified Arabic Sign Language, an artificial system promoted by representatives of 18 Arabic-speaking countries (Rashdan 2016).

Language Use

Deaf associations.

Language Development
Videos. Dictionary. Agency: Libyan General Federation of Deaf Societies (LGFDS).
Other Comments

Muslim.

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