Indo-Pakistani Sign Language

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Indo-Pakistani Sign Language
Native to Pakistan, India
Native speakers 2.7 million in India  (2003)
number in Pakistan and Bangladesh unknown
Language family
Possibly related to Nepalese Sign
  • Indo-Pakistani Sign Language
Dialects
Bangalore-Madras Sign Language
Bombay Sign Language
Calcutta Sign Language
Delhi Sign Language
North West Frontier Province Sign Language
Punjab-Sindh Sign Language
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
ins – Indo-Bengali Sign Language
pks – Pakistani Sign Language

Indian Sign Language (ISL) or Indo-Pakistan Sign Language is possibly the predominant sign language variety in South Asia, used by at least several hundred thousand deaf signers (2003).