Gbagyi

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
East Gwari, Gbagye, Gwari, Gwari Matai, Ibagyi
Population

700,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

Abuja Capital Territory: Abuja Municipal Area Council, Bwari, Kuje, and Kwali LGAs; Kaduna state: Birnin-Gwari, Chikun, Giwa, Igabi, Kachia, Kagarko, Kanuru, and Soba LGAs; Kaduna city; Kogi state: Kogi LGA; Niger state: Chanchaga, Rafi, Shiroro, and Suleija LGAs; Nassarawa state: Keffi and Nasarawa LGAs.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Tawari, Kuta, Diko, Karu, Kaduna, Louome, Vwezhi, Ngenge (Genge, Gyange, Gyengyen).

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1956.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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