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Baiso language

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Baiso language

Native to Ethiopia
Region in region of Lake Abaya
Native speakers
5,500 (2007 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bsw
Glottolog bais1246[2]

Baiso (also Alkali, Bayso) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Ethiopia in the region around Lake Abaya.[1]


  1. ^ a b Baiso at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^

Further reading

  • Greville G. Corbett & Richard J. Hayward. 1987. "Gender and number in Bayso," Lingua 72:195-222.

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