Marghi South

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A language of Nigeria

Population

166,000 (2006).

Location

Borno State, Askira-Uba LGA; Adamawa State, Mubi and Michika LGAs.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Hildi, Wamdiu. Marghi South, Marghi Central [mrt], and Putai [mfl] form a language subgroup. Hoffman (1963) relates Marghi South to Huba [hbb] rather than to Margi.