Tese language

Native to Sudan
Region Nuba Hills
Native speakers
(1,400 with Keiga Jirru, cited 1971)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 keg (shared with Keiga Jirru)
Glottolog tese1238[2]

Tese (Teisei) is an Eastern Sudanic language spoken in the Nuba Hills of Sudan.

Ethnologue lists Keiga Jirru as an alternate name, but that is a distinct Temein language.


  1. Tese at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tese". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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