Alaba-K'abeena language

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Alaba-Kʼabeena
Native toEthiopia
RegionRift Valley southwest of Lake Shala
Native speakers
280,000 (2007 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3alw
Glottologalab1254[2]

Alaba and K'abeena are two very similar Cushitic languages. Some people think they are dialects of one another. These people call the language Alaba-K'abeena. They are spoken in Ethiopia. The languages are similar to the Kambaata language. Alaba and K'abeena are spoken by about 300,000 people.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Alaba-Kʼabeena at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Alaba-K'abeena". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Cite uses deprecated parameter |chapterurl= (help)