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A language of Nigeria

Population

101,000 (2000).

Location

Gombe State, Yamaltu-Deba LGA; Borno State, Kwayakusar LGA.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bura Kokura, Nyimatli (Nimalto, Nyemathi, Nyimatali, Yamaltu), Pidlimdi (Ghena, Ghuna, Hina, Hinna). Dialect cluster (Crozier and Blench 1992).

Language Use

Also use Hausa [hau].

Language Development
Grammar. Bible portions: 1930–2008.
Writing
Latin script, used since 2008.