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Afar language

LC control 85001491
LC classificationPJ2465 PJ2465.95
Topical headingAfar language
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Variant(s)Adaiel language
Adal language
'Afar Af language
Afaraf language
Qafar language
See alsoCushitic languages
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Found inEthnologue, 2015 (Afar, a language of Ethiopia; aar; UF Adal, 'Afar Af, Afaraf, "Danakil" (pej.), "Denkel" (pej.), Qafar; class: Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic, East, Saho-Afar. Related to Saho [ssy]. Called "Danakil" in Arabic and by others, but that is considered offensive by the Afar. Called Adal in Amharic. Also spoken in Djibouti, Eritrea)
Linguasphere 1999 (14-BAA-ba; 'afar-af; UF 'afar, qafar, adal, in Arabic: danakil, denkel; Ethiopia (Tigre, Wello, Harerge, Shewa), Eritrea, Djibouti))