Beja language

Afro-Asiatic language of the southern coast of the Red Sea, mostly spoken by Beja nomads, in parts of Egypt, Sudan, and Eritrea

Beja is a Cushitic language. It is spoken on the coast of the Red Sea in Sudan, Eritrea and Egypt. Around one million people speak the language. It is the only language of the North Cushitic branch still spoken.

Bidhaawyeet, Tubdhaawi
Native toSudan, Eritrea, Egypt
Native speakers
1–1.1 million
Latin alphabet (limited use)
Arabic alphabet (limited use)
Language codes
ISO 639-2bej
ISO 639-3bej

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