Maritime Sign Language


A language of Canada

Alternate Names
Nova Scotian Sign Language

Scattered in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Older adults only. Many also use American Sign Language [ase]. Some also use English [eng].


Unwritten documents [Zxxx].

Other Comments

Based on British Sign Language [bfi]. Distinct from American [ase] and Quebec [fcs] sign languages.

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