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Qimant language information


Qimant
Kemantney
Native toEthiopia
RegionAmhara Region
EthnicityQemant people
Native speakers
(1,700 cited 1994 census)[1]
Language family
Afro-Asiatic
  • Cushitic
    • Agaw
      • Northern
        • Qimant
Dialects
  • Qwara
  • Kayla
Language codes
ISO 639-3ahg
Glottologqima1242
ELPK'emant
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The Qimant language is a highly endangered language spoken by a small and elderly fraction of the Qemant people in northern Ethiopia, mainly in the Chilga woreda in Semien Gondar Zone between Gondar and Metemma.

  1. ^ Qimant at Ethnologue (25th ed., 2022) closed access

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