Katla language

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Katla
Kaalak
Native to Nuba Hills, Sudan
Ethnicity Katla, Gulud
Native speakers
25,000 Julud (2009)[1]
possibly 14,000 Katla in 1984[2]
Dialects
  • Katla-Cakom
  • Katla-Kulharong
  • Julud
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kcr
Glottolog katl1237  (Katla)[3]
julu1237  (Julud)[4]

The Katla language, Kaalak, is a Kordofanian language, closely related to a neighboring language called Tima, but otherwise quite divergent within the Niger–Congo family.

The variety Julud is mutually intelligible with Katla-Kulharong but not with Katla-Cakom

References[edit]

  1. ^ Katla at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Katla at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Katla". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Julud". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.