Penang Sign LanguagePrint
L1 users: 1,000, decreasing. 150 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 2,000.
Pulau Pinang: 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.