Ajawa language

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Native toNigeria
RegionBauchi State
Extinctca. 1930[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ajw

Ajawa is an extinct Afro-Asiatic language formerly spoken in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Ajawa became extinct between 1920 and 1940 as speakers switched to Hausa.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Ajawa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ajawa". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Blench, Roger (2012). An atlas of Nigerian languages. Cambridge, UK: Kay Williamson Educational Foundation.

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