Zulgo-Gemzek language

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Zulgo-Gemzek
Native toCameroon
RegionFar North Province
Native speakers
26,000 (2002)[1]
Afro-Asiatic
Dialects
  • Zəlgwa-Minew
  • Gemzek
Language codes
ISO 639-3gnd
Glottologzulg1242[2]

Zulgo-Gemzek is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in northern Cameroon. Dialects are Gemzek, Mineo, and Zulgo (Zəlgwa). Blench (2006) considers Zəlgwa-Minew and Gemzek to be distinct languages.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Zulgo-Gemzek at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Zulgo-Gemzek". 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)

References[edit]

  • Beat Haller. 1980. Phonology of Zulgo. Yaoundé: Société Internationale de Linguistique.