Shiki

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Guba, Gubawa, Gubi, Mashiki
Population

1,200 (2006).

Location

Bauchi State, Bauchi LGA. Gubi and Guru towns north of Bauchi town.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Gubi, Guru.

Language Use

Older adults only (1995 CAPRO). Also use Gera [gew] or Hausa [hau].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 30% or less.
Other Comments

Muslim.