Gbin language

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Native toIvory Coast
Extinctca. 1900
  • Mande
    • Eastern Mande
      • South(east)ern
        • Gbin
Language codes
ISO 639-3xgb

Gbin (Gbĩ) is an extinct Mande language of Ivory Coast, neighboring but not closely related to Beng. The only significant attestation is Delafosse (1904). Paperno describes Beng and Gbin as two primary branches of Southern Mande.[2]


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gbin". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Paperno, 2011, "One Hundred Years Old Language Documentation: Preliminary Notes on the Gbin Language"[1]