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East Chadic
Geographic
distribution:
southern Chad and northern Cameroon
Linguistic classification: Afro-Asiatic
Subdivisions:
East Chadic A
East Chadic B
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East Chadic per Newman (1977)

The East Chadic languages are a branch of the Chadic languages. There are around 40 East Chadic languages still spoken. They are spoken mainly in Chad and Cameroon.

Branches

  • East Chadic A
    • Sibine (A.1.1): Mire, Ndam, Somrai, Tumak, Motun, Mawer
    • Miltu (A.1.2): Boor, Gadang, Miltu, Sarua
    • Nancere (A.2.1): Nancere, Kimré, Lele
    • Gabri (A.2.2): Gabri, Kabalai, Tobanga
    • Kwang (A.3): Kwang, Kera
  • East Chadic B
    • B.1
      • Dangla (B.1.1): Bidiyo (Bidiya), Dangaléat (Dangla), Birgit, Jonkor Bourmataguil, Mabire, Migaama, Mogum (Jegu), Toram
      • Mubi (B.1.2): Mubi, Kajakse, Masmaje, Zirenkel (Zerenkel), Jelkung
      • ? Kujargé (B.1.3)
    • Mokilko (Mukulu, Gergiko) (B.2)
    • Sokoro (B.3): Saba, Sokoro, Tamki, Mawa, Ubi
    • Barein (Baraïn) (B.4)

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