Markweta language

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Markweta
Native to Kenya
Ethnicity Marakwet
Native speakers
180,000 (2009 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Endo (Northern)
  • Sambirir (Southern)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 enb
Glottolog mark1255[2]

Markweta (Markweeta) is a Kalenjin language of Kenya. The regional terms Endo and Sambirir (or the clan name Talai) have been used for northern and southern Markweta, but they are not distinct dialects.

References[edit]

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