Kera language

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Native to Chad, Cameroon
Native speakers
50,000 (1993)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ker
Glottolog kera1255[2]

Kera is an East Chadic language spoken by 45,000 people in Southwest Chad and 6,000 people in North Cameroon.

It was called "Tuburi" by Greenberg, a name shared with Tupuri.


Kera is a subject–verb–object language, using prepositions. It uses exclusively borderline case-marking.


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

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