Shinasha language

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Shinasha
Boro
RegionEthiopia
Native speakers
37,500 (2007 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Amuru
  • Wembera
  • Gamila
  • Guba
Language codes
ISO 639-3bwo
Glottologboro1277[2]

Shinasha, also known as Boro (Borna, Bworo) is a North Omotic language spoken in western Ethiopia by the Shinasha people. Its speakers live in scattered areas north of the Abay River: in the Dangur, Dibate and Wenbera districts, which are parts of the Benishangul-Gumuz Region.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ethiopia 2007 Census
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Boro (Ethiopia)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Raymond G. Gordon Jr., ed. 2005. "Boro, a language of Ethiopia", Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

References[edit]

  • Lamberti, Marcello (1993) Die Shinassha-Sprache – Materialien zum Boro. Heidelberg. Universitätsverlag C. Winter.

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