Pa'a language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Bauchi State
Native speakers
8,000 (1995)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 pqa
Glottolog paaa1242[2]

Pa'a, also known as Afa (Afawa), is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Bauchi State, Nigeria.[1]


  1. ^ a b Pa'a at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Pa'a". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Margaret Gardner Skinner. 1979. "Aspects of Pa'anci Grammar," University of Wisconsin PhD dissertation.