Penang Sign Language


  • Language: Penang Sign Language
  • Alternate names:
  • Language code: psg
  • Language family: Deaf sign language (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: <1,000
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Unwritten.

More information:

    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.

    Penang Sign Language is spoken in Malaysia, Southeast Asia.