Ajawa language


Ajawa language

language
name=Ajawa
familycolor=Afro-Asiatic
states=Nigeria
region=Bauchi State
speakers=Extinct
fam1=Afro-Asiatic
fam2=Chadic
fam3=West Chadic
fam4=B
fam5=B.2
iso3=ajw

Ajawa is an extinct Afro-Asiatic language formerly spoken in Bauchi State, Nigeria. Ajawa became extinct between 1920 and 1940 as speakers switched to Hausa. [Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. "Ethnologue: Languages of the World". 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.]

Notes

References

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


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