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Kadu languages

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Kadu languages

Kadu
Tumtum
Kadugli–Krongo
Geographic
distribution:
Nuba Mountains, Sudan
Linguistic classification: Nilo-Saharan?
  • Kadu
Subdivisions:
  • Western
  • Central
  • Eastern
Glottolog: kadu1256[1]

The Kadu languages, also known as Kadugli–Krongo or Tumtum, are a small language family, once included in Kordofanian but since Thilo Schadeberg (1981) widely seen as Nilo-Saharan. However, there is little evidence for either classification, and a conservative classification would treat the Kadu languages as an independent family.[2]

There are three branches:

References

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kadugli–Krongo".  
  2. ^ Gerrit Dimmendaal, 2008. "Language Ecology and Linguistic Diversity on the African Continent", Language and Linguistics Compass 2/5:843ff.
  • Thilo C. Schadeberg. 1981. "The classification of the Kadugli language group". Nilo-Saharan, ed. by T. C. Schadeberg and M. Lionel Bender, pp. 291–305. Dordrecht: Foris Publications.


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