Alada language

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Native toNigeria, Benin
Native speakers

(260,000 "Gun" in Nigeria, 2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3(included in guw)

Alada (Arba) is a Gbe language of Nigeria and Benin that has proven difficult to classify. Ethnologue counts it and Tɔli as dialects of Gun, but Capo (1988) considers it one of the Phla–Pherá languages. Kluge (2000) found elements of both Fon–Gun and Phla–Pherá.


  1. ^ Gun at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Alada". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.