|Native to||Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti|
|Region||Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti|
|Native speakers||1.4–1.5 million (date missing)|
Afar (Qafár af) is a lowland East Cushitic language spoken by the Afar people in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. It is thought to have 1.5 million speakers. Its most similar language is the Saho language.
References[change | change source]
- Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.