Zora language

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Chokobo language)
Jump to: navigation, search
Native to Nigeria
Region Plateau State
Native speakers
19 (2016)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cbo
Glottolog izor1238[2]
People Ndazora
Language Izora

Zora (Izora), or Cokoba (Cokobanci) in Hausa, is a Kainji language of Nigeria.


According to Blench (2016),[1] Zora (also called Chokobo) is spoken by 19 speakers, in some two hours drive from Jos. The speakers are all over 60 years and rarely talk to one another, since they are spread across 10 settlements. The morphology and phonology have been highly eroded as well.


  1. ^ a b Blench, Roger. Weeping over the disappearance of Nigeria’s minority languages: how to get more reliable information and what to do about it
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Izora". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.