Sha language

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Native toNigeria
RegionPlateau State
Native speakers
3,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3scw

Sha is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Plateau State and Kaduna State, Nigeria.[1] As of 2018, the language is in use for face-to-face communication and has no standardized written form. The language is spoken by roughly 1000 people and is sustainable.[3]


  1. ^ a b Sha at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sha". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "Sha". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2018-10-11.