Djerma

[jur-muh, jair-]

noun, plural Djer·mas, (especially collectively) Djer·ma for 1.

a member of a people living in southwestern Niger, closely related to the Songhai.
the Nilo-Saharan language, a dialect of Songhai, spoken by the Djermas.

Also Dyerma.
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