Waata is a Lowland East Cushitic language spoken by about 13,000 people in the Tana River and Lamu districts of the Coast Province in the southeast of Kenya. The language is considered endangered.
Waata is also known as Waat, Watha or Sanye. It is belongs to the Southern Oromo group of Cushitic languages and is closely related to Ormo. It is classified as a dialect of Ormo by some people.
P and Z are also used, but only in words borrowed from Swahili and English.
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