Beja Dictionary (Beja-English-Arabic / English-Beja-Arabic)

ISBN 978-3-89645-511-6

Beja Dictionary (Beja-English-Arabic / English-Beja-Arabic)

Author: Klaus Wedekind †, Feki Mahamed, Mohammed Talib, Abuzeinab Musa, Ibrahim Mohammad, Oshe Tahir, Andy. Edited by: Charlotte Wedekind, Jonah Wedekind.

382 pp.
€ 69.80

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Beja holds a special position within the Afro-Asiatic languages, since it is the only Cushitic language classified as North Cushitic. Beja speakers number about 1 million – but ethnic Beja people may be as many as 2 or 3 million. They live in Southern Egypt, Eastern Sudan and Northern Eritrea. The Atmaan dialect – one of the Beja varieties which is mainly spoken in the Sudan.

The Beja-English-Arabic part and the English-Beja-Arabic part each contain more than 6,000 entries.

In our programme, you will also find a Learner’s Grammar of Beja, containing grammatical notes and more than 300 language examples for download, see the link below:

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