Kabba language

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Kabba of Gore
Native to Central African Republic, Chad
Ethnicity Sara people
Native speakers
(72,000 Kaba in CAR cited 1996, and 11,000 in Chad cited 1971)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ksp
Glottolog kaba1281[2]

Kaba (Kabba), or Kabba of Goré, is a language of the Sara people in Central African Republic and Chad, with around 100,000 speakers.

There are several languages nnamed Kaba, which is a local generic term approximately equivalent to Sara. Kaba of Gore is confusing classified as a Sara rather than as a Kaba language.

Kabba is a tonal language. There are three tones, High (H) Mid (M) and Low (L).


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