|Number of speakers||16.7 million|
Ilini language (Ilini: Ijaádan Írídeéji) is the name generally applied to the descendant languages of the Classical Ilini language spoken during the 10th till the 14th century. This language include the literary and vernacular Ilini. The literary variant of the Ilini language, normalised by the Ilini language academy, is the only one to have an official status. It is used in most spoken occasions such as news broadcast.
Ilini is a tonal agglutinant language in which the tonal height and the length is discerned. taadá is then different of taada or tááda, which respectively mean "cloth", "cloud", "night".