The Omotic language family

Amha, Azeb (2017) The Omotic language family. In: Aikhenvald, Alexandra Y., and Dixon, R.M.W., (eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Typology. Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 815-853.

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[Extract] 'Omotic' is one of the six language families within the Afroasiatic phylum. It comprises about twenty-eight distinct languages, with some uncertainty on the language-dialect distinction still remaining (cf. Unseth 1990; Bender 2000, 2003; Hudson 2005). The languages are the following (alter-native names in brackets): Anfillo, Aari, Basketo, Bench or Benchnon (Gimira), Boro (Shinasha), Ch'aara, Dime, Dizi (Maji), Gamo, Ganza, Gofa, Hamar, Haro (Gidicho), Hozo-Sezo, Kafa (Kefa), Koorete (Kore, Koyra, Amaro), Kullo (Dawro), Male-Canta, Maale, Malo, Mocha (Shekacho), Nayi (Nao), Oyda, Sheko, Wolaitta (Welamo), Yemsa Uanjero, Yem), Zayse and Zargulla.

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