|Levantine Arabic Sign Language|
|Syro-Palestinian Sign Language|
|لغة الاشارة الشامية (Arabic)|
Lughat al-Ishārāt al-Shāmiyyah
|Region||Levant / Bilad al-Sham|
Arab Sign Language family
Levantine Arabic Sign Language, also known as Syro-Palestinian Sign Language, is the sign language used by Deaf and hearing people of the area known as Bilad al-Sham or the Levant, comprising Jordan, Palestine, Syria, and Lebanon. Although there are significant differences in vocabulary between the four states, this is not much greater than regional differences within the states. Grammar is quite uniform and mutual intelligibility is high, indicating that they are dialects of a single language.
The language typically goes by the name of the country, as so: