- Portuguese Sign Language
name= Portuguese Sign Language
nativename=LGP, "Língua Gestual Portuguesa"
Sign language, unknown origin, from other sign languages.
Portuguese Sign language ( _pt. Língua Gestual Portuguesa) is a
sign languageused mainly by Deaf peoplein Portugal.
It has official recognition.
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