Koore language

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Native to Ethiopia
Region East of Lake Chamo
Native speakers
159,200 (2007 census)[1]
Ethiopic, Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kqy
Glottolog koor1239[2]

Koorete (also Amaarro, Amarro, Badittu, Koore, Koyra, Kwera, Nuna) is the language spoken by the Koore people of southern Ethiopia.


  1. ^ Ethiopia 2007 Census Archived November 13, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Koorete". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 


  • Hayward, Richard. 1982. Notes on the Koyra Language. Afrika und Übersee 65: pp. 211–268.
  • Mendisu, Binyam Sisay. 2010. Aspects of Koorete Verb Morphology. Köppe: Cologne.
  • Theil, Rolf. 2011. Koorete segmental phonology. Journal of African Languages and Linguistics 32: pp. 275–306.
  • Theil. Rolf. 2013. Koorete tonology. Pp. 167–174 in: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Cushitic and Omotic Languages, Paris, 16–18 April 2008. Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.

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