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|Region||Kogi state, Nassarawa state, Edo state|
|(1 million cited 1989)|
Varieties of Ebira are:
- Okene dialect, the main prestige dialect used in media and publishing. It is spoken to the west of the Niger-Benue confluence
- Koto (Okpoto) dialect, spoken to the northeast of the Niger-Benue confluence. It is known only from a wordlist in Sterk (1978a).
Blench (2019) lists Okene, Etuno (Tụnọ), and Koto.
- Ebira at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ebira". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Blench, Roger. 2013. The Nupoid languages of west-central Nigeria: overview and comparative word list.
- Blench, Roger (2019). An Atlas of Nigerian Languages (4th ed.). Cambridge: Kay Williamson Educational Foundation.
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