Yukuben language

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Yukuben
Boritsu
Uuhum Gigi
Native to Nigeria, Cameroon
Region Taraba State
Native speakers
(16,000 cited 1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ybl
Glottolog yuku1243[2]

Yukuben, or Uuhum Gigi (Oohum), is a Plateau language of Nigeria. There are a thousand speakers across the border in Cameroon, where the name Uuhum Gigi is preferred. It is a local trade language.

References[edit]

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