Sidamo language

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Sidama Afoo
Native toEthiopia
RegionSidama Zone (SNNPR)
Native speakers
3 million (2010)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-2sid
ISO 639-3sid
Glottologsida1246[2]

Sidamo, or Sidaama, is a Cushitic language. It is spoken in Southern Ethiopia by about three million people.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Sidama Afoo at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sidamo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Raymond G. Gordon Jr., ed. 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.