Sebat Bet Gurage language

Sebat Bet Gurage
Native to Ethiopia
Region West Gurage Zone
Native speakers
(undated figure of 440,000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sgw
Glottolog seba1251[2]

Sebat Bet ("Seven houses") is an Afroasiatic language spoken in Ethiopia.


One of the Gurage languages, Sebat Bet is divided into several dialects. The latter are spoken in the western Gurage Zone:


  1. Sebat Bet Gurage at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Sebat Bet Gurage". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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