400 (2000 M. Brenzinger), decreasing. Ethnic population: 600 or more (2000).
SOV; postpositions; gender in all 3 persons
Ethnic autonym: Sabu. Shekkacho and Majang use “Shako” and “Mekeyer”, respectively, which Shabo do not like. They live in family units, not villages. Traditional religion, Christian.