• Language: Aweer
  • Alternate names: "Boni", Waata, Wata, Sanye, Wasanye, Waboni, Bon, Ogoda, Wata-Bala
  • Language code: bob
  • Language family: Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic, East, Rendille-Boni (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: <200
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Different from Sanye (See: [[Waata]]) (Waat) of the Oromo Group or Dahalo (See: [[Dahalo]]) (Sanye) of Southern Cushitic. Also referred to as “Sanye”, a pejorative term meaning hunter-gatherer group. Being settled in scattered villages and encouraged to switch to farming. Muslim.

    The name "Boni" may be pejorative; "Aweer" is the preferred name.