Mumuye–Yendang languages

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Mumuye–Yendang
Geographic
distribution
eastern Nigeria
Linguistic classification Niger–Congo
Subdivisions
Glottolog mumu1249[1]

The Mumuye–Yendang languages are a group of Savanna languages spoken in eastern Nigeria. They were labeled "G5" in Joseph Greenberg's Adamawa language-family proposal.

Languages[edit]

Only Mumuye and Yandang have more than about 5,000 speakers. Blench (n.d.) classifies the languages as follows:[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Mumuye–Yandang". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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