Gule language

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Gule
Native toSudan
Ethnicity1,000 (1983)[1]
Extinct(word lists published as late as 1932)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gly
Glottologgule1241[3]

Gule, also known as Anej, Fecakomodiyo, and Hamej, is an extinct language of Sudan. It is generally classified as one of the Koman languages. However, Glottolog judges that the evidence for this is insufficient.[3]

The language was spoken by the inhabitants of Jebel Gule in Blue Nile State, Sudan.[3] Speakers had shifted to Arabic by the late 20th century.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gule language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Evans-Pritchard, 'Ethnological observations in Dar Fung', Sudan Notes and Records 15 (1932: 51–52)
  3. ^ a b c Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gule". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.