Ibibio language

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Ibibio
(Ibibio proper)
Native to Southern Nigeria
Region Akwa Ibom State
Ethnicity Ibibio
Native speakers
1½ to 2 million  (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ibb
Glottolog ibib1240[2]

Ibibio (proper) is the native language of the Ibibio people of southern Nigeria. It is the official language of Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria.

The name Ibibio is also used for Ibibio-Efik.

Further reading[edit]

  • Kaufman, Elaine Marlowe (1972) Ibibio dictionary. Leiden: African Studies Centre / Cross River State University / Ibibio Language Board. ISBN 90-70110-46-6
  • Arne Bachmann (2006): "Ein quantitatives Tonmodell für Ibibio. Entwicklung eines Prädiktionsmoduls für das BOSS-Sprachsynthesesystem." Magisterarbeit, University of Bonn.
  • Eno-Abasi E. Urua (2004): "Ibibio", Nr. 34/1 in Journal of the international phonetic association, International phonetic association, Kap. Ibibio. 105–109.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ibibio reference at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Ibibio". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 

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