Sake language

Shake (Sake) is an undocumented and threatened Bantu language spoken in Gabon.

Native toGabon
Native speakers
8,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sak


  1. ^ Shake at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Sake". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
List of endangered languages in Africa

An endangered language is a language that it is at risk of falling out of biboy washere

, generally because it has few surviving speakers. If it loses all of its native people, it becomes an extinct language. UNESCO defines four levels of language endangerment between "safe" (not endangered) and "extinct":


Definitely endangered

Severely endangered

Critically endangeredAfrica is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area. With about 922 million people (as of 2005) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 16.1% of the world's human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. There are 64 countries, including Madagascar and all the island groups.


SAK or sak can stand for:

Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions (Suomen Ammattiliittojen Keskusjärjestö in Finnish)

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SAK Comedy Lab, an Improvisational Comedy Theater in Orlando, Florida, USA

Steve Kaufman, nickname given by his mentor Andy Warhol

Swiss Army knife, brand of pocket knife

Studien zur Altägyptischen Kultur, an academic Egyptological journal

The IATA airport code for Sauðárkrókur Airport, Skagafjörður, Iceland

ISO 639-2 (alpha-3) code for the Shake language (a.k.a. Sake language), an undocumented and threatened Bantu language spoken in Gabon

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