Bole language

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Native toNigeria
RegionBauchi State, Gombe State, Yobe State, Plateau State
Native speakers
(100,000 cited 1990)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bol

Bole (bòo pikkà[3], also known as Bolanchi, Ampika, Borpika, Bolewa, Bolawa) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Nigeria. Dialects include Bara and Fika, spoken in the Fika Emirate.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bole at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bole". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ YAKUBOVICH, ILYA (October 2002). "Bole Language and Documentation Unit (BOLDU)". Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies. 65 (03). doi:10.1017/s0041977x02000332. ISSN 0041-977X.

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