Dengebu language

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Dengebu
Dagik
RegionNuba Hills, Sudan
EthnicityMesakin
Native speakers
(11,700 including Ngile cited 1984)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dec
Glottologdagi1241[2]

Dengebu, also Dagik, Dagig, Thakik, Buram, Reikha, is a Niger–Congo language in the Talodi family spoken in the Nuba Mountains in Kordofan, Sudan. It is 80% lexically similar with Ngile, which is also spoken by the Mesakin people.

References[edit]

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