Penang Sign LanguagePrint
1,000, decreasing. No monolinguals. Ethnic population: 2,000.
Peninsular, Pulau Pinang State, scattered.
Home. Mainly older adults. Neutral attitudes. Also use Malaysian Sign Language [xml].
Deaf school established 1954, with only oral method. Sign language evolved outside the classroom. Use declined late 1970s due to spread of other sign languages.