Adele language

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Adele
Gidire
Region Ghana and Togo
Native speakers
27,000  (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ade
Glottolog adel1244[2]
Adele
People Bidire
Language Gidire

The Adele language is spoken in central eastern Ghana and central western Togo. It belongs to the geographic group of Ghana Togo Mountain languages (traditionally called the Togorestsprachen or Togo Remnant languages) of the Kwa branch of Niger–Congo. The speakers themselves call the language Gidire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adele at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Adele". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Bernd Heine, Die Verbreitung und Gliederung der Togorestsprachen. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1968.