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Language Data

  • Alternate names: Yoro
  • Dialects: Bajama, Dong, Gnoore, Gola, Gongla, Jalingo, Jeng, Kasaa, Kugong, Kwaji, Lankaviri, Mang, Meeka, Nyaaja, Saawa, Sagbee, Shaari, Yaa, Yakoko, Yoro, Zing, Zinna
  • Scriptures published: New Testament (1995) Portions (1938)
    • Mumuye New testament(2008)
    • Nyaa shɔɔ Ɓɔɔ laa a bɛɛ(1994)

    FCBH (1994 Edition) See above
    The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: Literacy rate in first language: Below 1% in Mumuye. Literacy rate in second language(s): 25%--50%
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Nigeria
  • Region: Taraba state: Jalingo, Zing, Karim Lamido, Yorro, and Bali LGAs; Adamawa state: Ganye, Fufore, Yola, Numan, and Mayo Belwa LGAs
  • Religion: traditional religion, Muslim, Christian
  • Livelihood: Agriculturalists
  • Number of users: 400,000
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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