Linguists discover first new U.S. language in 80 years

03/4/2013 | Associated Press, The

Researchers say a previously unknown form of sign language has been in use in Hawaii since the 19th century. Linguists believe the language is distinct from American Sign Language and has different grammatical constructions. The Hawaiian language, which is on the verge of extinction, is used by about 40 people, most of whom are in their 80s.

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