Dengebu (Dagik)

Dengebu is a member of the Talodi branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It is spoken in the Nuba and Mesakin Hills in Janub Kurdufan state in central Sudan by about 11,700 people. It is also known as Dagig, Masakin, Masakin Dagig, Masakin Gusar or Thakik, and is closely related to Ngile.

Dengebu is taught in some primary schools.

Dengebu alphabet and pronunciation

Dengebu alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Dengebu

Details of Dengebu provided by Michael Peter Füstumum


Information about Dengebu

Talodi languages

Acheron, Dengebu, Lumun, Tocho

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

Page last modified: 23.04.21


Green Web Hosting - Kualo

Why not share this page:


Conversations - learn languages through stories

If you like this site and find it useful, you can support it by making a donation via PayPal or Patreon, or by contributing in other ways. Omniglot is how I make my living.


Note: all links on this site to, and are affiliate links. This means I earn a commission if you click on any of them and buy something. So by clicking on these links you can help to support this site.

Get a 30-day Free Trial of Amazon Prime (UK)