Tebu languages

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Tebu
Tubu
EthnicityTubu people
Geographic
distribution
Chad, Libya, Niger
Linguistic classificationNilo-Saharan?
Subdivisions
Glottologtebu1238[1]
Toubou map.svg

Tebu is a small family of two Saharan languages, consisting of Daza and Teda. It is spoken by the two groups of Toubou people, the Daza and Teda.

Tebu is predominantly spoken in Chad and in southern Libya by around 580,000 people. Daza and Teda have an estimated 537,000 and 42,500 speakers, respectively.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tebu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ SIL Ethnologue estimates (Dazaga, Tedaga).