Jimi language (Nigeria)

Jimi language (Nigeria)

language
name=Jimi
familycolor=Afro-Asiatic
states=Nigeria
region=Bauchi State
speakers=1,000
fam1=Afro-Asiatic
fam2=Chadic
fam3=West Chadic
fam4=B
fam5=B.3
iso3=jmi

Jimi (also known as Bi-Gimu) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Jimi village in Bauchi State, Nigeria. [Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. "Ethnologue: Languages of the World". 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.] ISO 639-3 refers to this Jimi as [http://www.sil.org/iso639-3/documentation.asp?id=jmi Jimi (Nigeria)] to distinguish it from the Biu-Mandara Jimi (Cameroon).

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* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=jmi Ethnologue entry for Jimi]

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