Bakpinka language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Cross River State
Native speakers
4,000 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bbs
Glottolog bakp1238[2]

Bakpinka, or Iyongiyong (a name shared with Kiong),[3] is an endangered Upper Cross River language of Nigeria.


  1. ^ Iyongiyong at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bakpinka". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ "Lyoniyorg" is a misreading reproduced in Ruhlen (1987)