Dong language (Nigeria)

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Native toNigeria
RegionTaraba State, Adamawa State
Native speakers
5,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3doh

Dong, or Donga, is a poorly documented language in Nigeria. Though clearly Niger–Congo, it is difficult to classify; british linguist Roger Blench proposes that it is one of the Dakoid languages, the closest to Gaa.


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