Ron language

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Ron
Native to Nigeria
Region Plateau State
Native speakers
180,000 (2006)[1]
Dialects
  • Bokkos
  • Daffo-Butura
  • Shagawu
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cla
Glottolog ronn1241  (Ron)[2]
mang1417  (Mangar)[3]

Ron (also known as Challa, Chala) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Plateau State, Nigeria. Dialects include Bokkos, Daffo-Butura (incl. Mangar), Monguna (Shagawu, 20,000 speakers).[1] Blench (2006) considers these to be separate languages.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ron at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Ron". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Mangar". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)

References[edit]

  • Uwe Seibert. 1998. Das ron von Daffo (Jos-Plateau, zentralnigeria): Morphologische, syntaktische und textlinguistische strukturen einer westtschadischen sprache. European University Series, Asian and African Studies 27. Berlin: Peter Lang.

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