Mgbo language

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Mgbo
Mgbolizhia
RegionEbonyi State, Nigeria
EthnicityMgbo people
Native speakers
190,000 (2012)[1]
Niger–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3gmz
Glottologmgbo1238[2]

The Mgbo language, Mgbolizhia, is an Igbo language spoken in Ebonyi state in Nigeria. It forms a dialect cluster with closely related Izii, Ezza, and Ikwo, though they are only marginally mutually intelligible.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mgbo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mgbo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.