Taram language

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Native toNigeria
RegionAdamawa State
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Taram is language of Nigeria. It has traditionally been considered a dialect of Daka, but appears to be more divergent than that.[2][3] It is poorly documented, only attested in a publication from 1931.

Meek (1931) reported that Taram was spoken by the Daka living around the confluence of the Taraba River and the rivers Kam and Yim.[4]


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Taram". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ Blench, Roger (2008). "Prospecting proto-Plateau" (Manuscript) – via rogerblench.info.
  3. ^ Blench, Roger (2011). "The membership and internal structure of Bantoid and the border with Bantu" (PDF). Bantu IV. Berlin: Humboldt University – via rogerblench.info.
  4. ^ "[Unknown article title]". Paideuma. F. Steiner. 29: 79. 1983. Taram dialect is spoken by those Daka living around the confluence of the Taraba, Kam and Yim rivers, that is to the south of the central chiefdoms.