Beigo language

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Native toSudan
Ethnicity850 (1978)[1]
Extinct(date missing)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3byg

Beigo (Baygo, Baigo, Bego, Beko, Béogé, Beygo) is an extinct East Sudanic language once spoken in Sudan by the Baygo people, numbering some 850 in the late twentieth century.[3] Similar to Darfur Daju, it is classified as part of the Western Daju family of languages.


  • Inventaire des etudes linguistiques sur les pays d'Afrique noire d'expression francaise et sur Madagascar, Daniel Barreteau 1978 ISBN 978-2-85319-052-7
  • Sudan notes and records, Volume 21, The Sudan Philosophical Society
  • A Thesaurus of African Languages: A Classified and Annotated Inventory of the Spoken Languages of Africa: with an Appendix on Their Written Representation, Mann and Danby, January 1987, Hans Zell Publishers, ISBN 978-0-905450-24-7


  1. ^ a b Beigo at Ethnologue (11th ed., 1988).
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Baygo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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