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Peruvian Sign Language
Native to "Peru
Language codes
"ISO 639-3 prl
"Glottolog peru1235[1]

Peruvian Sign Language (PRL) is the "deaf sign language of "Peru. It is used primarily outside the classroom.


Wittmann (1991)[2] posits that PRL is a language isolate (a 'prototype' sign language), though one developed through "stimulus diffusion from an existing sign language, likely "French Sign Language.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Peruvian Sign Language". "Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ "Wittmann, Henri (1991). "Classification linguistique des langues signées non vocalement." Revue québécoise de linguistique théorique et appliquée 10:1.215–88.[1]

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