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Saba

A language of Chad

ISO 639-3saa

Population  1,340 (2000).
Region  Guéra region, Bahr Signaka Department, Melfi Subprefecture, northeast of Melfi.
Language map  Southwestern Chad, reference number 61
Alternate names   Jelkung
Classification  Afro-Asiatic, Chadic, East, B, B.3
Language use  Also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu], but with low proficiency (Boyd 1989).
Comments  Agriculturalists: millet. Muslim, traditional religion.