Ajawa language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Bauchi State
Extinct ca. 1930[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ajw
Glottolog ajaw1236[2]

Ajawa is an extinct Afro-Asiatic language formerly spoken in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Ajawa became extinct between 1920 and 1940 as speakers switched to Hausa.[1]


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

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