Ale language

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Ale
Native toEthiopia
RegionDirashe special woreda, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region
Native speakers
69,000 (2007 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Gawwada proper
  • Dihina
  • Gergere
  • Gollango
  • Gorose
  • Harso
Ethiopic script
Language codes
ISO 639-3gwd
Glottologgaww1239[2]

Ale, also called Gawwada, is a Cushitic language. It is spoken in Ethiopia.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ale at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ale-Gawwada". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)