Latvian Sign Language

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A language of Latvia

Alternate Names
LatvieŇ°u Zimju Valoda, LZV
Population

2,000 (2014 EUD). 9,900 (2014 IMB).

Location

Scattered.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

One-handed fingerspelling.

Language Use

Deaf associations. Deaf boarding schools in Riga and Valmiera.

Language Development
Theater. Films. TV. Dictionary. Grammar.
Other Comments

Fingerspelling system similar to French Sign Language [fsl]. 37 sign language interpreters (2014 EUD). Christian.