Rogo language

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Rogo
Native toNigeria
RegionNiger State
Language codes
ISO 639-3rod
Glottologrogo1238[1]
PersonbɔRɔgo
PeopleoRogo
LanguagetòRógó
CountryRogo, Rɔgɔ

Rogo (also Urogo, Burogo, Ucanja Kamuku)[2] is a Kainji language of Nigeria. It is spoken around the town of Ucanja in the Rafi and Mariga Local Government Areas of Niger State, as well as the Birnin Gwari LGA of neighbouring Kaduna State.[2]

The name Rogo can refer to two language varieties, namely a Cinda-Regi variety and another non-Cinda-Regi variety.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Rogo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  2. ^ a b International Encyclopedia of Linguistics: AAVE-Esperanto. Vol. 1. Oxford University Press. 2003. p. 348. ISBN 9780195139778.
  3. ^ Blench, Roger (2012). "The Kainji languages of northwestern and central Nigeria" (PDF). Cambridge: Kay Williamson Educational Foundation.