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The Lufu language of Nigeria is a nearly extinct language still spoken by some elders among the 2,000-3,000 Lufu in Takum Local Government Authority , Taraba State; its speakers have mostly shifted to Jukun . It is reported to have been close to Lufu and Bibi . According to the Vienna Yukuben Project, it and Bete probably belong together in the Southern Jukunoid subfamily of Niger-Congo; the Ethnologue lists it as unclassified.
- 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.
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