(Nubian, Eastern Sudanic, Nilo-Saharan): Sudan Nubian see Old Nubian, Kenzi, Dingolawi, Birgid, Nobiin Nuer (also Naath; Nilotic, Eastern Sudanic, Nilo- Saharan): South Sudan, Ethiopia Nupe (Volta-Niger, Niger-Congo): Nigeria Nyakyusa (Bantu, Benue-Congo, Niger-Congo): Tanzania Nyimang(also Ama; Nubian. Nobiin, or Mahas, is a Northern Nubian language of the Nilo-Saharan phylum. " Nobiin" is the genitive form of Nòòbíí ("Nubian") and literally means "(language) of the Nubians". Another term used is Noban tamen, meaning "the Nubian language". At least 2, years ago, the first Nubian speakers migrated into the Nile. I will first run through Nubian history and then turn to the present insights on any connections between the Nuba of Kordofan and the Nubian Kingdoms. The word 'Nubia' is used to describe .. The Nyimang call themselves Ama – 'People' – or ama mede kolat: people of the seven hills. Little is known about their origin, but.