- Kunama language
Eritrea, northern Ethiopia
The Kunama language is a
Nilo-Saharan languagespoken by the Kunama peoplewho straddle the western Eritrean- Ethiopian border. The language is amongst the oldest in the Horn of Africaand is often compared to the Nara language.
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