Adele language

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Adele
Gidire
RegionGhana and Togo
Native speakers
37,000 (2003–2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ade
Glottologadel1244[2]
Adele
PeopleBidire
LanguageGidire

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, the Adele people, call the language Gidire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adele at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Adele". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Bernd Heine, Die Verbreitung und Gliederung der Togorestsprachen. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, 1968.

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