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Nupoid languages

The Nupoid languages are a branch of Volta–Niger spoken in central Nigeria, including the city of Kaduna and the capital Abuja. They include the Nupe, Gbagyi and Ebira languages, each with about 1 million speakers.

Nupoid
Geographic
distribution
Central Nigeria; along the Niger River from the confluence of the Benue and North
Linguistic classificationNiger–Congo
Subdivisions
  • Ebira–Gade
  • Nupe–Gbagyi
Glottolognupo1239[1]

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ReferencesEdit

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