Ngeté-Herdé language

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Not to be confused with Lame language or Peve language.
Ngeté-Herdé
Lame
Zime
Native to Chad
Native speakers
50,000  (1991–1999)[1]
Afro-Asiatic
Dialects
Dzəpaw
Ngeté
He’dé
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
nnn – Ngete
hed – Herdé
Glottolog nget1241  (Ngete)[2]
herd1236  (Herde)[3]

Ngeté-Herdé, also known as Lamé, is an Afro-Asiatic dialect cluster of Chad. Varieties are:

  • Dzəpaw, or Lamé
  • Ngeté (Nguetté), or Sorga-Ngeté
  • Herdé (He’dé), or Heɗe-Rong[4]

Zime is a generic name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ngete at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Herdé at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Ngete". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Herde". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  4. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)