Gude language

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Native to Nigeria, Cameroon
Region Adamawa State, Borno State; Far North Province, North Province
Native speakers
(90,000 cited 1987–1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 gde
Glottolog gude1246[2]

Gude is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Nigeria in Adamawa State in Mubi LGA and in Borno State in Askira-Uba LGA. It is also spoken in neighboring Cameroon. Different dialects are spoken in Nigeria and Cameroon.[1]


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


  • J.T. Hoskison. 1983. "A Grammar and Dictionary of the Gude Language," Ohio State University PhD dissertation.