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Afar
Qafár af
Native to Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti
Region Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti
Native speakers 1.4–1.5 million  (date missing)
Language family
Afro-Asiatic
  • Cushitic
    • East Cushitic
      • Lowland East Cushitic
        • Saho-Afar
          • Afar

Afar (Qafár af) is a lowland East Cushitic language spoken by the Afar people in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. It is thought to have 1.5 million speakers. Its most similar language is the Saho language.


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