Yedina language

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Yedina
Buduma
Native to Chad, Cameroon, Nigeria
Native speakers
(55,000 cited 1993 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Buduma
  • Kuri
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bdm
Glottolog budu1265[2]

Yedina, also known as Buduma (Boudouma), is a Chadic language of the Biu–Mandara branch spoken around Lake Chad in western Chad and neighbouring Cameroon and Nigeria.[1]

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Louise McKone. 1993. "A Phonological Description of Yedəna (Buduma), Language of Lake Chad," University of Texas at Arlington MA thesis.
  • Elhadji Ari Awagana. 2001. "Grammatik des Buduma: Phonologie, Morphologie, Syntax," LIT Verlag Berlin-Hamburg-Münster, ISBN 3825856445