Putukwam language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Cross River State
Native speakers
70,000 (2012)[1]
  • Afrike
  • Obe
Language codes
ISO 639-3 afe
Glottolog putu1241[2]

Putukwam is a Bendi (Benue–Congo) language of Nigeria.

Dialects are Afrike (Utumane), Irungene (Obe, Mbe Afal, Eastern Mbube), Mgbenege, Ukworogung, Ukwortung.


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