Musgu language

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Musgu
Mulwi
Native toCameroon, Chad
EthnicityMusgum
Native speakers
(165,000 cited 1993–2005)[1]
Afro-Asiatic
Dialects
  • Mpus
  • Beege (Jafga)
  • Vulum (Mulwi)
Language codes
ISO 639-3mug
Glottologmusg1254[2]

Musgu is a language of the Biu–Mandara subgroup of the Chadic languages spoken in Cameroon and Chad. The endonym is Mulwi. Blench (2006) classifies the three varieties as separate languages.[3] Speakers of the extinct related language Muskum have switched to one of these.[which?]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musgu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Musgu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)