Hasha language

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Hasha
Yashi
Native to Nigeria
Region Nassarawa State
Native speakers
3,000 (1999)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ybj
Glottolog hash1238[2]

Hasha, also known as Yashi, is a Plateau language of Nigeria. It has an idiosyncratic system of reduplicating the first syllable of noun stems, apparently under the influence of the Chadic language Sha.

References[edit]

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