Fur languages

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Fur
For
Geographic
distribution:
Darfur and Chad
Linguistic classification: Nilo-Saharan?
  • Fur
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: fura1235[1]

The Fur or For languages constitute a small, closely related family which are a proposed member of the Nilo-Saharan family. Fur in western Sudan had 500,000 speakers in 1983 (before the Darfur crisis), and Amdang (also called Mimi) in eastern Chad had 5,000 speakers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Fur". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.