Burkina Sign Language
Mossi Sign Language
Native toBurkina Faso
Language codes
ISO 639-3None (mis)

Burkina Sign Language (in French: Langue des signes burkinabé or Langue des signes mossi) is the indigenous sign language of the Deaf community in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou. Deaf education in Burkina is in American Sign Language (ASL)[1] and Burkina Faso Sign Language is considered to be an ASL based creole language.[2]


  1. ^ Brentari, Diane (2010). Sign Languages. Cambridge University Press. p. 406. ISBN 978-1139487399.
  2. ^ Bross, Fabian (2021). "The clause structure of Burkina Faso Sign Language" (PDF). Paper presented at the 10th World Congress of African Linguistics. Leiden University. doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/79VCN.