Afade language

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Native to Nigeria, Cameroon
Region Borno State, Nigeria; Far North Province, Cameroon
Native speakers
36,000  (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 aal
Glottolog afad1236[2]

Afaɗə (Afade) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in eastern Nigeria and northwestern Cameroon.[3]


  1. ^ Afaɗə at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Afaɗə". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.


  • P. Bouny. 1977. "Inventaire phonetique d'un parler Kotoko: le Mandagué de Mara," Etudes Phonologiques Tschadiennes. Ed. Jean-Pierre Caprile. Paris: SELAF. Pages 59–77.

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