Saya

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Sayanci, Sayara, Sayawa, Seiyara, Seya, Seyawa
Population

50,000 (1973 SIL). 7,000 Sigdi (1995 CAPRO).

Location

Bauchi State, Tafawa Balewa LGA.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Sigidi (Segiddi, Sigdi, Sugudi), Zaar (Gambar Leere, Kal, Lusa, Vigzar, Vikzar). Dialect cluster within Barawa language cluster (Crozier and Blench 1992).

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.