|Number of speakers||
67,800 (most are Gaam)
The Eastern Jebel languages are a group of Eastern Sudanic languages spoken in Sudan's An Nil al Azraq province. They consist of four languages in two groups:
Gaam has an esimated 40-80,000 number of speakers, while the members of the Aka-Kelo-Molo group are on the verge of extinction, with a total of all three the languages having only 600 speakers.
- Eastern Jebel languages on Ethnologue
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- M. Lionel Bender. "The Eastern Jebel Languages of Sudan". Afrika und Übersee 80 (1997), 81 (1998):189-215, 39-64.
- W. J. Crewe. "The Phonological Features of the Ingessana Language". 1975
- E. E. Evans-Pritchard, "Ethnological Observations in Dar Fung", Sudan Notes and Records 15.1, 1932. pp. 1-61.
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- B. Z. Seligman. "Notes on Two Languages Spoken in the Sennar Province of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan", Zeitschrift für Kolonialsprachen 2.4, 1912. pp.297-308.
- Timothy M. Stirtz. "Phonology and Orthography in Gaahmg", in ed. Leoma C. Gilley, Occasional Papers in the Study of Sudanese Languages No. 9, Entebbe: SIL-Sudan 2004.
- Sisto Verri. "Il Linguaggio degli Ingessana nell'Africa Occidentale", Anthropos 50, 1955. pp. 282-318.
- Eastern Jebel languages on English Wikipedia
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