Potou–Tano languages

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Potou–Tano
Geographic
distribution:
Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Togo
Linguistic classification: Niger–Congo
Subdivisions:
Glottolog: poto1254[1]

The Potou–Tano languages are the only large, well-established branch of the Kwa family. They have been partially reconstructed historically by Stewart 1989.

Languages[edit]

The Potou branch consists of two minor languages of Ivory Coast, Ebrié and Mbato. The Tano branch includes the major languages of SE Ivory Coast and southern Ghana, Baoulé and Akan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Potou–Tano". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.