||8. Ethnic population: 89 (2000 M. Brenzinger).
||Southeast Omo region, west bank of Weyt’o River. 1 village.
Southwestern Ethiopia, reference number 63
||“Birale” , “Birelle” , Ifa, “Shanqilla”
||Older adults. Not supportive of language maintenance. Ethnic group members who do not speak Birale conduct their affairs in Tsamai [tsb].
||SOV; postpositions, genitives follow noun heads, suffixes indicate noun case, verb affixes mark subject, person, number, and gender; passive; causative. Agriculturalists; hunters. Nearly extinct.