Nzema language

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Not to be confused with Apollo
Nzema
Region Ghana and Ivory Coast
Ethnicity Nzema
Native speakers
330,000  (1993–2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-2 nzi
ISO 639-3 nzi
Glottolog nzim1238[2]

Nzema (Nzima), also known as Appolo, is a Central Tano language spoken by the Nzema people of southwestern Ghana and southeast Ivory Coast. It shares 60% intelligibility with Jwira-Pepesa and is close to Baoule.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nzema at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Nzima". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  • Burmeister, Jonathan L. 1976. "A comparison of variable nouns in Anyi-Sanvi and Nzema."