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Masa
Geographic
distribution:
Southwestern Chad and Northern Cameroon
Linguistic classification: Afro-Asiatic
Subdivisions:
North Masa
South Masa

The Masa languages are a branch of Chadic languages. There are fewer than 20 that are still spoken. They are spoken in Chad and Cameroon.

Branches

The Masa languages listed in Blench (2006) are:

  • North
    • Massa (Masana)
    • ? Zumaya (†)
    • Musey–Azumeina
      • Musey (Banana)
      • Azumeina (Marba)
  • South
    • Mesmé
    • Peve–Kaɗo
      • Pévé
      • Ngeté-Herdé
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