ISBN 978-3-89645-511-6

Beja Dictionary (Beja-English / English-Beja)

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

2021
382 pp. Roman, E-book
€ 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 part and the English-Beja part each contain more than 6,000 entries.

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