Shakacho language

Shekkacho (also Mocha, Shakacho, Shekka) is an Afro-Asiatic Omotic language, spoken mainly in Sheka Zone at southwestern Ethiopia. It is closely related to Kafa.

Shekkacho
Mocha
Native toEthiopia
RegionNorth Kafa region
Native speakers
80,000 (2007 census)[1]
Afro-Asiatic
Ethiopic, Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3moy
Glottologshek1244

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BibliographyEdit

  • Leslau, Wolf. 1958. “Moča, A Tone Language of The Kafa Group in South-Western Ethiopia.” Africa 28: 135-147.
  • Leslau, Wolf. 1959. A Dictionary of Moča (South-Western Ethiopia). Los Angeles: University of California Press.

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