Bete

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A language of Nigeria

Population

50 (1992). Ethnic population: 3,000.

Location

Taraba State, Takum LGA, Bete town, foot of Bete mountain, south of Wukari.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Reportedly similar to Lufu [ldq].

Language Use

Shifted to Jukun [jbu].

Other Comments

6 subgroups: Aphan (Afan), Ruke, Osu, Agu, Botsu, and Humiyan. Former land disputes with the Tiv. Christian, traditional religion.