|Region||in Keffa Zone|
|830,000 (2007 census)|
A collection of proverbs in the language has been published by Mesfin Wodajo.
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Within the Kafa culture there is a caste of traditional hunters called the Manja/Manjo 'hunters'. They may once have spoken a different language. However, Leikola has shown that currently they speak Kafa with a number of distinctive words and constructions that they use, reinforcing the distinctions between themselves and the larger Kafa society.
- Ethiopia 2007 Census Archived 2010-11-14 at the Wayback Machine
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kafa". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- 2012. Functions and Formal and Stylistic Features of Kafa Proverbs: Functional and Structural Approach. Lambert Academic Publishing.
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mangio". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Leikola, Kirsi. 2014. Talking Manjo: Linguistic repertoires as means of negotiating marginalization. University of Helsinki: PhD dissertation.
- Brockelmann, Carl (1950): Zur Grammatik der Kafa-Sprache. in: Brockelmann, Carl (ed.): Abbessinische Berichte über die Verhandlungen der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Leipzig. pp 40–60.
- Cerulli, Enrico (1951), Studi etiopici. Vol. IV: La lingua Caffina. Roma: Istituto Per L'oriente.
- Fleming, Harold C. (1976), "Kefa (Gonga) Languages", in The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia. Bender, M. L. (ed.)
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