Bura-Pabir language


Bura-Pabir language

Infobox Language
name=Bura-Pabir
states=Nigeria
region=Borno State, Adamawa State
speakers=~250,000 (1987)
familycolor=Afro-Asiatic
fam1=Afro-Asiatic
fam2=Chadic
fam3=Biu-Mandara
fam4=A
fam5=A.2
fam6=A.2.1
iso3=bwr

Bura-Pabir (also known as Bura, Burra, Bourrah, Pabir, Babir, Babur, Barburr, Mya Bura, Kwojeffa, Huve, Huviya) is a Chadic language spoken in Nigeria. Dialects are Pela, Bura Pela, Hill Bura, Hyil Hawul, Bura Hyilhawul, and Plain Bura. [Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. "Ethnologue: Languages of the World". 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.]

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References

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=bwr Ethnologue report for Bura-Pabir]
* [http://www.livingreviews.org/wals/languoid/lect/wals_code_bpa World Atlas of Language Structures entry for Bura-Pabir]

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