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Basa (Nigeria)


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Basa, disambiguated as Basa-Benue, and also called Abacha, Abatsa, Bassa-Komo, Bassa-Kwomu, Rubasa, Rubassa, is a Kainji language spoken in central Nigeria, in the vicinity of Bassa, Ankpa, Nasarawa, and Kwali Local Government Areas and of the city of Makurdi. Blench (2008) notes that Basa-Makurdi, Basa-Gurara, and Basa-Kwali are separate varieties from Bassa of Bassa LGA. Basa speakers also often speak Igala or Nupe.
Source : DBpedia

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[en] Basa (Nigeria)
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Language type : Living

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