Lame language

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Lame
Native toNigeria
RegionBauchi State
Native speakers
(10,000 cited 1995)[1]
Dialects
  • Rufu
  • Mbaru
  • Gura
Language codes
ISO 639-3bma
Glottologlame1257[2]
Gura[3]
PersonBa-Gura
PeopleMo-Gura
LanguageTu-Gura

Lame is a dialect cluster of the Southern Bantoid Jarawan languages of Nigeria. The Rufu *Ruhu) and Mbaru dialects are extinct as of 1987.[1] Blench (2019) also lists Gura as a dialect.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lame at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Lame". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ a b Blench, Roger (2019). An Atlas of Nigerian Languages (4th ed.). Cambridge: Kay Williamson Educational Foundation.