The Nuba Mountains are a linguistically rich area that includes Kordofanian as well as other language groups. Some available material on Kordofanian:

  • Black & Black, K. 1971. The Moro Language Grammar & Dictionary. Linguistic Monograph Series No. (6) Sudan Research Unit. Khartoum.Blench, Roger. Unpublished. Kordofanian and Niger-Congo: an evaluation of the evidence.
  • Quint, Nicolas. 2006. Phonologie de la langue koalibe. Dialecte réré. Paris: L'Harmattan.
  • Schadeberg, Thilo. 1981. A survey of Kordofanian. SUGIA Beiheft 1-2. Hamburg:Helmut Buske Verlag.
  • Stevenson, Roland. 1956-57. "A survey of the phonetics and grammatical structure of the Nuba Mountains languages, with particular reference to Otoro, Katcha, and Nyimang." Afrika und Übersee 40:73-84, 93-115; 41:27-65, 117-152, 171-196.
  • Watters, Kathie. 1993. The status and function of tone in Tira. M.A. thesis. University of Nairobi.
  • Several other research projects by individuals or groups are underway on other Nuba Mountains Languages:

  • Dagik - John van der Elst, Cologne University
  • Katla and Julud - Birgit Hellwig, La Trobe University
  • Koalib - Nicolas Quint, CNRS
  • Lumun - Heleen Smits, Leiden University
  • Tagoi, Susan Alamin, University of Khartoum
  • Tima, Gerrit Dimmendaal, Abdel Rahim Mugaddam, Abeer Bashir, Suzan Alamin, Gertrud Schneider-Blum, Meikal Mumin, University of Cologne & University of Khartoum
  • Uncunwee - Robert Williams, Jade Comfort, Angelika Jakobi, Abdelbagi Daida, American University of Cairo, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Khartoum, University of Dalanj