Bete language (Nigeria)
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|Native to||Bete Town, Takum Local Government Authority, Taraba State, Nigeria.|
|Ethnicity||3,000 Bete (1992)|
|(50 cited 1992)|
The Bete language of Nigeria is a nearly extinct language spoken by a small minority of the 3,000 inhabitants of Bete Town, Takum, Taraba State; its speakers have mostly shifted to Jukun Takum. It is close to Lufu.
- Crozier, David H. and Roger M. Blench, editors. 1992. An index of Nigerian languages. Abuja, Nigeria and Dallas: Nigerian Language Development Centre, Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin, and Summer Institute of Linguistics.