Kunama languages

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Kunama
Geographic
distribution:
Eritrea, Ethiopia
Linguistic classification: Nilo-Saharan?
  • Maba–Kunama?
    • Kunama
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: kuna1268[1]

The Kunama languages, traditionally considered dialects of a single language, are Kunama proper, Bitama, and Ilit. They may be most closely related to the Maban languages (Starostin 2016).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Kunama". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.