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Idomoid languages

The Idomoid languages are spoken in central Nigeria. Idoma itself is an official language spoken by nearly four million people which the subgroups of Igede, uffia,otukpo,orokam etc.

Idomoid
Geographic
distribution
Central Nigeria, lower reaches of the Benue River
Linguistic classificationNiger–Congo
Subdivisions
  • Yace
  • Etulo–Idoma
Glottologidom1262[1]

LanguagesEdit

Ethnologue includes Eloyi, though that assignment is outdated. (See Plateau languages.) They also call the non-Yace branch "Akweya" despite the fact that Yace also goes by that name.

ReferencesEdit

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