Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Em-egedesen, the people of the Agades uplands, Central Sahara, who are of mixed Berber (Tuareg) and Scnrhay (Negro) descent. The Emegedesiye language is a Sonrhay dialect identical with that still current in Timbuktu and surrounding districts. [Sonrhay.] But the Haussa and Berber languages are also spoken in Agades (H. Barth, Travels, vol. i. passim).