Dabarre (also known as Af-Dabarre) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken by the Dabarre and Iroole Digil (Rahanweyn) subclans of Somalis inhabiting southwestern Somalia. It is part of the family's Cushitic branch, and has an estimated 23,000 speakers. Dialects include Dabarre and Iroole (Af-Iroole).[1]

Native toSomalia
EthnicitySomali (Rahanweyn)
Native speakers
23,000 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dbr


  1. ^ a b Dabarre at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Dabarre". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.