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Swedish Sign Language

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Swedish Sign Language

Swedish Sign Language
Native to Sweden
Native speakers
30,000 (number of users)  (2012)[1]
? British Sign
Language codes
ISO 639-3 swl
Glottolog swed1236[3]

Swedish Sign Language (Svenskt teckenspråk or STS) is the sign language used in Sweden.

See also


  1. ^ Swedish Sign Language at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ SignPuddle 2.0. Retrieved on 2013-10-29.
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Swedish Sign Language". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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