Bitama language

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Bitama
Native to Eritrea, Ethiopia
Ethnicity Kunama people
Language codes
ISO 639-3 (included in kun)
Glottolog bita1252[1]

Bitama (Bitaama) 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). "Bitama". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.