Berom language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Plateau State
Ethnicity Berom people
Native speakers
1 million (2010)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bom
Glottolog bero1242[2]

Berom (Birom) is a Plateau language of Nigeria. Although locally numerically important, the Berom are shifting to Hausa.

The small Cen and Nincut dialects may be separate languages.


  1. ^ Berom at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Berom". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.