Tal language

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Native toNigeria
RegionPlateau State
Native speakers
(10,000 cited 1973)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3tal

Tal is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Plateau State, Nigeria.[1] Tal is spoken in 53 villages. There are 6 dialects of Tal, namely Bongmuut, Buzuk, Nbaal, Muɗak, Muɗong, and Takong.[4]


  1. ^ a b Tal at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tal". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ Blench, Roger. 2017. Current research on the A3 West Chadic languages.