Karanga language

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Not to be confused with Karanga language (Bantu).
Karanga
Native to Chad
Region Ouaddaï
Ethnicity Karanga, Bakha (Fala), Kashmere, Koniere (Moyo)
Native speakers
10,000 (1999)[1]
Nilo-Saharan?
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kth
Glottolog kara1484[2]

Karanga is a Maban language spoken in Chad. Its speakers are divided into four groups, each of which has its own dialect: the Karanga (Kurunga), Kashmere (Kachmere), Bakha (Baxa, Bakhat) a.k.a. Fala (Faala), and Koniéré (Konyare, Kognere) a.k.a. Moyo (Mooyo). Karanga is closely related to the Masalit language.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karanga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Karanga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ "Masalit language". Ethnologue. Retrieved 22 September 2016.