Bole language

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Not to be confused with Dibole language.
Native to Nigeria
Region Bauchi State, Gombe State, Yobe State, Plateau State
Native speakers
(100,000 cited 1990)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bol
Glottolog nucl1695[2]

Bole (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; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Nuclear Bole". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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