Shwai language

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Shwai
Shirumba
Native toSudan
RegionNuba Hills
EthnicityShwai
Native speakers
(3,500 cited 1989)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3shw
Glottologshwa1239[2]

Shwai (Shuway) is a Niger–Congo language in the Heiban family spoken in Kordofan, Sudan. It is also called Ludumor. Dialects are Shabun, Cerumba (Shirumba), Ndano.

References[edit]

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