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Gude language

Native toNigeria, Cameroon
RegionAdamawa State, Borno State; Far North Province, North Province
Native speakers
(90,000 cited 1987–1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gde

Gude is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Nigeria in Adamawa State in Mubi LGA and in Borno State in Askira-Uba LGA. It is also spoken in neighboring Cameroon. Different dialects are spoken in Nigeria and Cameroon.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gude at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gude". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.


  • J.T. Hoskison. 1983. "A Grammar and Dictionary of the Gude Language," Ohio State University PhD dissertation.
  • René Canac Marquis. 1987. Word orders in Gude and the VSO Parameter. in Frajzyngier, Zygmunt, Current progress in Chadic linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.