Jiba

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Jibe, Jibi, Jukun Kona, Kona
Population

2,000 (Voegelin and Voegelin 1977).

Location

Taraba State, Wukari and Karim Lamido LGAs; Plateau State, Langtang and Wase LGAs; Bauchi State, Alkaleri and Akko LGAs; villages north and west of Kalingo.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Also use Hõne [juh]. Used as L2 by Hõne [juh], Kugama [kow].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1927–1950.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

‘Bajibaro’ is the ethnic group. Traditional religion.