Puneet Varma

Temein languages

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Geographic distribution  Nuba Mountains
Glottolog  teme1251
Linguistic classification  Nilo-Saharan? Eastern Sudanic Kir–Abbaian Temein

The Temein or Nuba Hills languages are a group of Eastern Sudanic languages spoken in Sudan.

Languages

The Temein languages are not closely related.

  • Temein (Ronge; 10,000 speakers)
  • Doni (Keiga Jirru)
  • Tese (Dese)
  • Temein is the most conservative language; Doni and Tese have been strongly influenced by Kadu languages.

    References

    Temein languages Wikipedia


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