Indo-Pakistani Sign Language
Country India, Pakistan, Bangladesh
Speakers
1.5 million in India (2008)
number in Pakistan and Bangladesh unknown
Family
Possibly related to Nepalese Sign
Dialects
  • Bangalore-Madras Sign Language
  • Bombay Sign Language
  • Calcutta Sign Language
  • Delhi Sign Language
  • North West Frontier Province Sign Language
  • Punjab-Sindh Sign Language
  • Alipur Sign Language
AreaWidespread. Also in Bangladesh, Pakistan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Variously:
ins – Indian Sign Language
pks – Pakistani Sign Language
wbs – West Bengal Sign Language
Glottolog indo1332  Indo-Pakistani Sign
indi1237  Indian SL
paki1242  Pakistan SL
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