Cineni language

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Native toNigeria
RegionBorno State
Native speakers
3,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3cie

Cineni is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Borno State, Nigeria in the single village of Cineni.[1] In a 2006 paper, Roger Blench classified it as a dialect of Guduf-Gava.[3]


  1. ^ a b Cineni at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Cineni". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)