Tera

Print

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 [Latn], used since 2008.