Tima language

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Native to Nuba Hills, Sudan
Ethnicity5,000 Tima people (2007) [1]
Native speakers
3,305 (2000) [2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tms
Glottolog tima1241
ELP Tima
Lang Status 40-SE.svg
Tima is classified as Severely Endangered by the UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger

Tima, also known as Domorik or Lomorik, is a Katla language spoken by the Tima people of Sudan.

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  1. Tima language at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. "UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in danger". www.unesco.org. Retrieved 2018-08-03.