Sidi language

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Sidi
Native to India
Region Gujarat
Extinct mid 20th century
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None
G.404[1]

Sidi, also known as Habsi (Abyssinian), is an extinct Bantu language of India, descended from Swahili. It was reported to still be spoken in the mid 20th century in Kathiawar, Gujarat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  2. ^ Whiteley, 1969, Swahili: The Rise of a National Language