Bu language

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Bu-Ninkada
Jida-Abu
Native toNigeria
RegionNassarawa state
Native speakers
6,000 (1999)[1]
Dialects
  • Bu (Abu)
  • Ninkada (Jida)
Language codes
ISO 639-3jid
Glottologbuuu1244[2]

Bu-Ninkada (Ibut, Abu, Jida) is a Plateau language of Nigeria. The two dialects, Bu and Ninkada, are ethnically distinct.

References[edit]

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