Puerto Rican Sign Language


  • Language: Puerto Rican Sign Language
  • Alternate names: PRSL
  • Language code: psl
  • Language family: Deaf sign language (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 8,000-40,000
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
  • Script:

More information:

    Although some form of PRSL may still be used in the lower populated areas in the western and central parts of the country, it appears that ASL (See: [[American Sign Language]]) is becoming the sole sign language of the Puerto Rican deaf community.

    Puerto Rican Sign Language is spoken in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean.