Central Taurus Sign Language

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Central Taurus Sign
Native toTurkey
RegionTaurus Mountains
Native speakers
several dozen
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)

Central Taurus Sign Language (CTSL) is a village sign language of Turkey. It is spoken in three villages in the central Taurus Mountains. It was brought to the world's attention by Rabia Ergin, who was exposed to it growing up.

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  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Central Taurus Sign Language". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.