Fyer language

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Native toNigeria
RegionPlateau State
Native speakers
26,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3fie

Fyer (also known as Fier) is a West Chadic language spoken in Plateau State, Nigeria.[1]


The Fyer tribe has a population of approximately 35,000 people. It is an endangered ethnic group with a declining knowledge of its culture and language.


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