Ngeté-Herdé language

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Ngeté-Herdé
Lame
Zime
Native toChad
Native speakers
(50,000 cited 1991–1999)[1]
Afro-Asiatic
Dialects
  • Dzəpaw
  • Ngeté
  • He’dé
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
nnn – Ngete
hed – Herdé
Glottolognget1241  Ngete[2]
herd1236  Herde[3]

Ngeté-Herdé, also known as Lamé, is an Afro-Asiatic dialect cluster of Chad. Varieties are:

  • Dzəpaw, or Lamé
  • Ngeté (Nguetté), or Sorga-Ngeté
  • Herdé (He’dé), or Heɗe-Rong[4]

Zime is a generic name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ngete at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Herdé at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ngete". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Herde". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)