Venezuelan Sign Language


A language of Venezuela

Alternate Names
Lengua de Señas Venezolana
Language Status

6a (Vigorous).


Sign language used in school is different from that used by adults outside.

Language Use

Schools for the deaf since 1937 which use sign language. Deaf people attend college with a sign language interpreter. National bilingual education program for Venezuelan Sign Language and Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Other Comments

Manual alphabet for spelling.