Ngeté-Herdé language

Ngeté-Herdé, also known as Lamé, is an Afro-Asiatic dialect cluster of Chad. Varieties are:

  • Dzəpaw, or Lamé
  • Ngeté (Nguetté), or Sorga-Ngeté
  • Herdé (He’dé), or Heɗe-Rong[2]
Ngeté-Herdé
Lame
Zime
Native toChad
Native speakers
(50,000 cited 1991–1999)[1]
Afro-Asiatic
Dialects
  • Dzəpaw
  • Ngeté
  • He’dé
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
nnn – Ngete
hed – Herdé
Glottolognget1241  Ngete
herd1236  Herde

Zime is a generic name.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ngete at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Herdé at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)