Apro language

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Native toIvory Coast
EthnicityAizi (Aproin)
Native speakers
6,500 (1999)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ahp

Apro, also known as Aproumu, is a language spoken by the Aizi people of Ébrié Lagoon in Ivory Coast. Once assumed to be a Kru language like the other two Aizi languages, subsequent investigation has shown it to be Kwa.[3][4]


  1. ^ Apro at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Aproumu Aizi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Douglas Boone, Silué Lamine, MaryAnne Augustin. "L'Utilisation du Français et de l'Adoukrou par les Aizi" (2002, Société Internationale de Linguistique, Côte d’Ivoire) online
  4. ^ Ettien Koffi. Paradigm Shift in Language Planning and Policy: Game-Theoretic Solutions (2012, De Gruyter, pg. 152)