Ilit language

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Ilit
Native to Eritrea, Ethiopia
Ethnicity Kunama
Native speakers
1,000  (date missing)[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 (included in kun)
Glottolog ilit1242[1]

Ilit (Iiliit) is a divergent variety of Kunama that is mutually unintelligible enough to be considered a distinct language. It is spoken by the Kunama people who straddle the western EritreanEthiopian border.

References[edit]

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