Donga language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Taraba State, Adamawa State
Native speakers
5,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 doh
Glottolog dong1293[2]

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


  1. ^ Dong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Donga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.