Kaado language

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Region Niger, upriver from Zarma
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog kaad1238[1]

Kaado is a recently described Songhay language of Niger, located upriver from the socially dominant Zarma language. It has traditionally been considered a dialect of Zarma, the name used for all Songhai spoken in Niger.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Kaado". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.