Mardin Sign Language

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Mardin Sign
Native toTurkey
Native speakers
(few)[citation needed]
family sign
language isolate
Language codes
ISO 639-3
ELPMardin Sign Language

Mardin Sign Language is a family sign language of Turkey. It was originally spoken in the town of Mardin, dating back at least five generations in a single extended family. All speakers now live in Izmir or Istanbul, and the younger generation has shifted to Turkish Sign Language.


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