Kpati language

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RegionTaraba State, Nigeria
Language codes
ISO 639-3koc

Kpati is an extinct Grassfields language formerly spoken in the Wukari and Takum LGAs of Taraba State, Nigeria.[2] It was first reported as extinct by Grimes, Barbara (1984).[3][4] Kpati was classified as a Ngemba language by Fivas – Scott (1977).[3]


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kpati". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ "Kpati". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  3. ^ a b Brenzinger, Matthias (1992). Language Death: Factual and Theoretical Explorations with Special Reference to East Africa. Walter de Gruyter. p. 363. ISBN 9783110134049.
  4. ^ Grimes, Barbara. "Languages of the world" (1984), p. 235