Baiso language

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Native to Ethiopia
Region in region of Lake Abaya
Native speakers
5,500 (2007 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bsw
Glottolog bais1246[2]

Baiso (also Alkali, Bayso) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Ethiopia, in the region around Lake Abaya.[1]


  1. ^ a b Baiso at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Baiso". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Greville G. Corbett & Richard J. Hayward. 1987. "Gender and number in Bayso," Lingua 72:195-222.

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