Kulung language (Jarawan)

Kulung is a Bantu language spoken in Nigeria.

Kulung
Kúkùlúŋ
Native toNigeria
RegionTaraba State
Native speakers
40,000 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bbu
Glottologkulu1255
ELPKulung (Nigeria)
Kùlúng[2]
PeopleBákùlúng
LanguageKúkùlúŋ

Kulung can also refer to an unrelated Chadic language of the same name spoken in Karim Lamido LGA of Taraba State and related to Piya.[2]

ReferencesEdit

Notes
  1. ^ Kulung at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ a b Blench, Roger (2019). An Atlas of Nigerian Languages (4th ed.). Cambridge: Kay Williamson Educational Foundation.
Bibliography
  • Adelberger, J. & Kleinewillinghöfer, U., 2016 A Kulung Vocabulary compiled by the missionary Ira McBride" Arbeitspapiere des Instituts für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Working Papers of the Department of Anthropology and African Studies of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) 167.