Kupa language

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Native toNigeria
RegionKwara State
Native speakers
20,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3kug

Kupa is a Nupoid language of Nigeria. Kupa is spoken in some villages near Egã (located just to the south of the Niger River). It is most closely related to the Kakanda language. Koelle (1854) is the only source. Egã (Eggan) town has a mixture of Kupa and Kakanda speakers.[3]


  1. ^ Kupa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kupa". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Blench, Roger. 2013. The Nupoid languages of west-central Nigeria: overview and comparative word list.