Zarma Baby Names & Zarma Names

Zarma, also called Djerma and a member of the Songhay language family, is the leading indigenous language of the southwestern area of the West African nation of Niger and the Niger River region. Zarma is most widely spoken of the Songhay languages with over 2 million speakers. For the most part Zarma uses the traditional Latin alphabet, with a few exceptions. Zarma is a tonal language, meaning that a rise or fall of tone or inflection gives one word many different meanings. As an indigenous language Zarma shares many sounds and grammatical rules with other neighboring languages. Baby Name World has many genuine African, Bantu and Songhay baby names and name meanings for visitors to the site to enjoy.

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