Dibo language

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Native toNigeria
RegionNiger State, Plateau State
Native speakers
(100,000 cited 1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dio

Dibo, a.k.a. Ganagana, Ganagawa, Zhitako, is a Nupoid language spoken in Nigeria. It is spoken in about twenty villages south of Lapai. There is only 66% cognacy with Central Nupe, out of 200 words.[3]


  1. ^ Dibo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Dibo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Blench, Roger. 2013. The Nupoid languages of west-central Nigeria: overview and comparative word list.