Kutep

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ati, “Jompre” (pej.), Kuteb, Kutev, Mbarike, Zumper
Population

44,600 in Nigeria (2000). Total users in all countries: 46,000.

Location

Taraba state: Takum LGA.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Jenuwa, Lissam, Fikyu, Kunabe, Kentin. Fikyu has subdialects.

Language Use

Also use Hausa [hau], Jukun Takum [jbu]. Used as L2 by Yukuben [ybl].

Language Development
Literacy program in progress. Grammar. NT: 1986–1995.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1974.

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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