Dikaka language

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Native to eastern Nigeria
Native speakers
25,000 (1998)[1]
  • Dijim (Cham, Cam)
  • Bwilim (Mwana, Mona)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cfa
Glottolog diji1241[2]

Dikaka is one of the Savanna languages of eastern Nigeria. It's also known as Dijim-Bwilim, after its two dialects, Dijim and Bwilim. A tonal language, it has a whistled register.


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