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Kutin language

Kutin
Peere
RegionCameroon
Native speakers
(15,000 in Cameroon cited 1993)[1]
and a few in Nigeria
Niger–Congo
Dialects
  • Peere
  • Potopo
  • Patapori
Language codes
ISO 639-3pfe
Glottologpeer1241[2]

Kutin is a member of the Duru branch of Savanna languages. Most Nigerian speakers moved to Cameroon when the Gashaka-Gumti National Park was established.

Blench (2004) considers the three varieties, Peere, Potopo (Kotopo), and Patapori, to be separate languages.

References

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