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Mboi language

Mboi
Gena
Native toNigeria
RegionAdamawa State
Native speakers
(19,000 cited 1992)[1]
Dialects
  • Gəna (Mboi)
  • Banga
  • Handa
Language codes
ISO 639-3moi
Glottologmboi1246[2]

Mboi (Mboire, Mboyi) is an Adamawa language of Nigeria. Its name is that of one of its dialects, the other two being Banga and Handa. These are rather divergent, Blench (2004) considers them to be distinct languages.

References

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