Sharwa language

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Native toCameroon
RegionFar North Province
Native speakers
5,100 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3swq

Sharwa (also known as Tchevi, Sherwin, Sarwaye) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Cameroon in Far North Province. There are signs of language shift to Fulfulde.[1]


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

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