Mwaghavul

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Sura
Population

295,000 (1993 SIL).

Location

Plateau State, Barakin-Ladi and Mangu LGAs.

Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Dialects

Mupun (Mapan, Mapun), Panyam.

Language Use

Smaller language groups nearby use Mwaghavul as L2.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1991–2007.
Writing
Latin script, used since 1980.