Putai language

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Native toNigeria
RegionBorno State
Native speakers
(undated figure of 50)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3mfl

Putai (also known as Marghi West) is a nearly extinct Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Nigeria. The language is dying out and being replaced by Kanuri.[1]


  1. ^ a b Putai at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Putai". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.