•Almost all Plateau languages are threatened, except perhaps Berom and
Tarok, and a few are moribund, such as Sambe and Yangkam. The main source of threat is
the spread of Hausa and further south, English.
•What classification should
•Evidence for a Plateau grouping is
present but has never been published
•Relationship with Kainji and Jukunoid still undetermined Membership of
Eloyi (previously ascribed to Idomoid) seems likely