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. The language is locally numerically important and is consistently spoken by Berom of all ages in rural areas. However, the Berom are shifting to Hausa in cities.[3]

The small Cen and Nincut dialects may be separate languages.


  1. ^ Berom at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Berom". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ "Berom". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2017-07-24.