Tebu languages

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Tebu
Tubu
Ethnicity: Tubu people
Geographic
distribution:
Chad, Libya, Niger
Linguistic classification: Nilo-Saharan?
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: tebu1238[1]
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Tebu is a small family of two Saharan languages, consisting of Daza and Teda. It is spoken by two groups of Toubou people, the Daza and the Teda.

Tebu is predominantly spoken in Chad and southern Libya by about 380,000 people. Daza and Teda have an estimated 331,000 and 49,000 speakers, respectively.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tebu". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  2. ^ SIL Ethnologue estimates (Dazaga, Tedaga).