Definition of Nupe in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈnuːpeɪ/

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noun (plural same or Nupes)

  • 1A member of a people of central Nigeria.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Benue-Congo language of the Nupe, with over 1 million speakers.


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  • Relating to the Nupe or their language.


the name of a former kingdom at the confluence of the Niger and Benue Rivers in West Africa.

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