Hadiyya language

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Hadiyya
Native toEthiopia
RegionHadiya Zone of Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region
EthnicityHadiya people
Native speakers
1,300,000 (2007 census)[1]
Dialects
  • Hadiyya
  • Soro
  • Leemo
Latin, Ethiopic
Language codes
ISO 639-3hdy
Glottologhadi1240[2]
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Hadiyya is a Cushitic language. It is spoken by around 1.3 million people in Southern Ethiopia. It is very similar to the Libido language, which is spoken just north of where Hadiyya is spoken.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Ethiopia 2007 Census
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Hadiyya". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Simons, Gary F. and Charles D. Fennig (eds.). 2018. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. Twenty-first edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com.