Longuda

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Languda, Longura, Nunguda, Nungura, Nunguraba
Population

32,000 (1973 SIL).

Location

Adamawa State, Guyuk LGA; Bauchi State, Balanga LGA.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Nya Ceriya (Banjiram, Cirimba), Nya Dele (Jessu), Nya Guyuwa (Guyuk, Plain Nya Guyuwa, Turuba), Nya Gwanda (Gwandaba, Nyuwar), Nya Tariya (Taraba).

Language Use

Also use Dera [kna], English [eng], Hausa [hau], Nigerian Fulfulde [fuv], Waja [wja]. Used as L2 by Dera [kna], Mbula-Bwazza [mbu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 20% Hausa. NT: 1978.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1975.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.