Yace language

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Native to Central Nigeria
Region Benue State
Native speakers
80,000 (2000–2002)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
ekr – Yace
akf – Akpa
Glottolog yaty1238[2]

Yace (Yache) is an Idomoid language of central Nigeria. The two varieties, Yace proper (Ekpari) and Akpa, are distinct enough to sometimes be considered distinct languages.


  1. ^ Yace at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Akpa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Yatye–Akpa". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.