Bay Islands Sign Language
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|Bay Islands Sign Language|
|French Harbour Sign Language|
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Bay Islands Sign Language, also known as French Harbour Sign Language, is an indigenous village sign language of Honduras. It started in the village of French Harbour on the island of Roatán and spread to the neighbouring island of Guanaja.
- Ben Braithwaite, Documenting language across modalities: visual and tactile sign language in the Bay Islands. Data deposit.
^a Sign-language names reflect the region of origin. Natural sign languages are not related to the spoken language used in the same region. For example, French Sign Language originated in France, but is not related to French. Conversely, ASL and BSL both originated in English-speaking countries but are not related to each other; ASL however is related to French Sign Language. ^b Denotes the number (if known) of languages within the family. No further information is given on these languages.
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