Lame language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Bauchi State
Native speakers
10,000 (1995)[1]
  • Rufu
  • Mbaru
  • Gura
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bma
Glottolog lame1257[2]

Lame is a dialect cluster of the Southern Bantoid Jarawan languages of Nigeria. The Rufu and Mbaru dialects are extinct as of 1987.[1]


  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.