Maba language

Maba (Maban, Mabang) is a Maban language spoken in Chad and Sudan. It is divided into several dialects, and serves as a local trade language. Maba is closely related to the Masalit language.[3]

Maba
Native toChad, Sudan
RegionOuaddaï, Wadi Fira
EthnicityMaba
Native speakers
300,000 (2006)[1]
Nilo-Saharan?
Dialects
  • Kodoi
  • etc.
Language codes
ISO 639-3mde
Glottologmaba1277[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Maba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Maba (Chad)". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "Masalit language". Ethnologue. Retrieved 22 September 2016.

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