Horom language

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Horom
Horom
Native toNigeria
RegionPlateau State
Native speakers
1,500 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3hoe
Glottologhoro1245[2]
Rom[3]
PersonRom
PeopleBaRom
LanguageHorom

Horom (Rom) is a Plateau language of Nigeria.

Neighbouring ethnic groups consider the Rom to be culturally part of the Ron, who are West Chadic speakers. The Rom people are also known for their xylophones.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Horom at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Horom". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b Blench, Roger M. 1998. Recent fieldwork in Nigeria: Report on Horom and Tapshin. Ogmios, 9:10-11.