Afroasiatic languages
Afroasiatic (Afro-Asiatic), also known as Afrasian and traditionally as Hamito-Semitic (Chamito-Semitic), is a large language family of several hundred related languages and dialects. It comprises abo...
Afroasiatic languages - Wikipedia
Berber languages
Berber or the Amazigh languages or dialects (Berber name: Tamaziɣt, Tamazight, ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ [tæmæˈzɪɣt], [θæmæˈzɪɣθ]) are a family of similar and closely related languages and dialects indigenous to North...
Berber languages - Wikipedia
Chadic languages
The Chadic languages are a branch of the Afroasiatic language family that is spoken in parts of the Sahel. They include 150 languages spoken across northern Nigeria, southern Niger, southern Chad, Cen...
Chadic languages - Wikipedia
Cushitic languages
The Cushitic languages are a branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family spoken primarily in the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Ethiopia), as well as the Nile Valley (Sudan and Egypt),...
Cushitic languages - Wikipedia
Egyptian language
Egyptian is the oldest known language of Egypt and a branch of the Afroasiatic language family. The earliest known complete sentence in the Egyptian language has been dated to about 2690 BC, making i...
Egyptian language - Wikipedia
Omotic languages
The Omotic languages are a branch of the Afroasiatic family spoken in southwestern Ethiopia. The Ge'ez script is used to write some Omotic languages, the Latin alphabet some others. They are fairly ag...
Semitic languages
The Semitic languages are a language family originating in the Near East whose living representatives are spoken by more than 470 million people across much of Western Asia, North Africa and the Horn ...
Semitic languages - Wikipedia
Berber people
The Berbers or the Amazighs (Berber: ⵉⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⴻⵏ, plural: Imazighen / Imaziɣen, singular: Amazigh) are a people ethnically indigenous to North Africa west of the Nile Valley. They are distributed from th...
Berber people - Wikipedia
Semitic peoples
In studies of linguistics and ethnology, the term Semitic (from the Biblical "Shem", Hebrew: שם‎) was first used to refer to a family of languages native to West Asia (the Middle East). The lang...
Semitic peoples - Wikipedia
Arabs in the Caucasus
Arabs first established themselves in the Caucasus in the eighth century, during the Islamic invasion of the Middle East. The process of shrinking of the Caliphate in the tenth century was followed by...
Makhdum Karim
Makhdum Karim or Karim ul-Makhdum was a Badjao(sam a/samal) from Johore. In the late 13th century CE, he was an Arab trader who brought Islam to the Philippines, in year 1380 CE. He established a mosq...
Ɓeele language
Ɓeele (also known as Bele, Àbéélé, Bellawa) is an endangered Afro-Asiatic language spoken a few villages in Bauchi State, Nigeria.
Ɓeele language - Wikipedia
Judeo-Arabic languages
The Judeo-Arabic languages (Arabic: عربية يهودية‎, Hebrew: יהודית ערבית‎) are a continuum of Arabic dialects spoken by Jews living or formerly living in the Arab world; the term also r...
Awjila language
Awjila (also known as Aujilah, Augila, Aoudjila) is a Berber language spoken in Cyrenaica, Libya, in the Awjila oasis. UNESCO considers Awjilah to be seriously endangered as the youngest speakers have...
Awjila language - Wikipedia
Somali people
Somalis (Somali: Soomaaliyeed, Arabic: الصوماليون‎) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa (Somali Peninsula). The overwhelming majority of Somalis speak the Somali language,...
Somali people - Wikipedia
Nafusi language
Nafusi (also spelled Nefusi, Berber name: Maziɣ or Tanfusit) is the Berber language of the Nafusa Mountains (Drar n infusen), a large area in northwestern Libya. This variety of the Berber language is...
Ganza language
Ganza (also Ganzo, Koma) is an Afro-Asiatic language (Omotic), spoken in Sudan and in the western Oromo region of Ethiopia.
Barkat Gourad Hamadou
Barkat Gourad Hamadou (Arabic: بركات غوراد حمادو‎) (born 1 January 1930) was the Prime Minister of Djibouti from 2 October 1978 until 7 March 2001.
Hamadou is a member of the Afar ethnic...
Afroasiatic Urheimat
The term Afroasiatic Urheimat refers to the hypothetical place where Proto-Afroasiatic speakers lived in a single linguistic community, or complex of communities, before this original language dispers...
Afroasiatic Urheimat - Wikipedia
Sened language
Sened is an extinct Berber language that was spoken in the nearby towns of Sened and Majoura (Berber Tmagurt) in Southern Tunisia until the mid-twentieth century. In 1911, the whole town of Sened spok...
North Omotic languages
The North Omotic or Nomotic languages belong to the Omotic branch of the Afro-Asiatic family and are spoken in Ethiopia.Glottolog does not accept that a relationship has been demonstrated between Mao,...
North Omotic languages - Wikipedia
Hozo language
Hozo is an Afroasiatic language spoken mostly in the Kondala woreda of Mirab Welega Zone (Western Oromia) by peoples generically known as "Mao". There are smaller groups of Hozo speakers in Mana Sibu ...
Elemo Qiltu
Hassan Ibrahim, more commonly known by his nom de guerre Elemo Qiltu, was a prominent member of the Oromo nationalist movement and the leader of the first Oromo Liberation Army.
Not much is know o...
Elemo Qiltu - Wikipedia
Betanure Jewish Neo-Aramaic
Betanure Jewish Neo-Aramaic, the local dialect of Betanure, is among the rarest and most seriously endangered varieties of Aramaic spoken at the present time. It is also one of the most conservative o...
Afar language
The Afar language (Afar: 'Qafár af') (also known as Adal, ’Afar Af, Afaraf, Qafar) is an Afro-Asiatic language, belonging to the family's Cushitic branch. It is spoken by the Afar people in Djibou...