Migaama language

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Native to Chad
Region central
Native speakers
20,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mmy
Glottolog miga1249[2]

Migaama (also known as Migama, Jongor, Djonkor, Dionkor, Dyongor, Djonkor About Telfane) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in central Chad.[1]


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


Abdoullaye, D., and J. Kelly. 1985. On the “compound” tone in Migaama. In: Didier L. Goyvaerts (ed.), African Linguistics: Essays in Memory of M. W. K. Semikenke, 1–7. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Boyeldieu, Pascal. 1977. Notes linguistiques. In: Jean-Pierre Caprile (ed.), Études phonologiques tchadiennes, 233–237. Paris: SELAF.

Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, and Wendy Ross. 1996. The structure of the Migaama verbal stem. In: by Petr Zemánek (ed.), Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures. Memorial Volume of Karel Petrácek, 211–221. Prague: Academic of Sciences of the Czech Republic Oriental Institute.

Jungraithmayr, Herrmann. 1975. Der Imperfektivstamm im Migama ('Djonkor von Abu Telfan', Republik Tschad). Folia Orientalia 16:85–100.

Jungraithmayr, Herrmann, and Abakar Adams. 1992. Lexique migama: Migama-français et françaismigama (Guéra, Tchad), avec une introduction grammaticale. Sprache und Oralität in Afrika. Frankfurter Studien zur Afrikanistik. Vol. 7. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag.

Jungraithmayr, Herrmann. 2003. Pi' 'el/parras/fa' 'al in Chadic? In: M. Lionel Bender, Gábor Takács and David L. Appleyard (eds.), Selected Comparative-Historical Afrasian Linguistic Studies: In Memory of Igor M. Diakonoff, 317–323. Munich: LINCOM Europa.

Jungraithmayr, Herrmann. 2005a. Le paradigme verbal en -U dans les langues chamito-sémitiques. In: Antoine Lonnet and Amina Mettouchi (eds.), Les langues chamito-sémitiques (afro-asiatiques), vol. 1, 65–80. Paris: Ophrys.

Wolff, H. Ekkehard. 1977. Verb bases and stems in Migama. Afrika und Übersee 60:163–177.

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