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

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[2]

Zime is a generic name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ngete at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Herdé at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)