Kamwe language

language

Kamwe (or Kamue) is a Chadic language. It is spoken in Nigeria and Cameroon. It is the most widely spoken Biu–Mandara language with around 300,000 speakers.[2]

Kamwe(HIGI)
(Higi)
Native toNigeria and Cameroon
RegionAdamawa State and Borno State
Native speakers
(300,000 cited 1992)[1]
Afro-Asiatic
Dialects
Language codes
ISO 639-3hig – inclusive code
Individual code:
kvj – Psikye
Glottologkamw1239  Kamwe
psik1239  Psikye

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kamwe(HIGI) at Ethnologue (21st ed., 2018)
    Psikye at Ethnologue (21st ed., 2018)
  2. Blench, Roger (2019). An Atlas of Nigerian Languages (4th ed.). Cambridge: Kay Williamson Educational Foundation.