|Native to||Ethiopia, South Sudan|
|Region||Gambela Region, Upper Nile State|
Anuak or Anywa is a Nilotic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family. It is spoken primarily in the Western part of Ethiopia by the Anuak. Other names for this language include: Anyuak, Anywa, Yambo, Jambo, Yembo, Bar, Burjin, Miroy, Moojanga, Nuro. Anuak, Päri, and Jur-Luwo comprise a dialect cluster. The most thorough description of the Anuak language is Reh (1996) Anywa Language: Description and Internal Reconstructions, which also includes glossed texts.
Anywa does not have phonemic fricatives.
- Keefer, Aurelia, James Keefer and Charles Taylor (1976): Anyuak. in: Bender, Lionel M, Donald J. Bowen, Robert Cooper, Charles Ferguson (eds.): Language in Ethiopia. Oxford. pp 164–170.
- Lusted, Marie (1976): Anywa. in: Bender, M. Lionel (ed.): "The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia". East Lansing: African Studies Center, Michigan State University. pp. 495–512.
- Reh, Mechthild (1996): Anywa Language: Description and Internal Reconstructions. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe.
- Reh, Mechthild (1999): Anywa-English and English-Anywa Dictionary. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe, 134 pp. ISBN 3-89645-132-4.
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