Ikwo language

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RegionEbonyi State, Nigeria
EthnicityIkwo people
Native speakers
260,000 (2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3iqw

Ikwo is an Igbo language spoken in Ebonyi state in Nigeria. It forms a dialect cluster with closely related Izii, Ezza, and Mgbo, though they are only marginally mutually intelligible.


  1. ^ Ikwo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ikwo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.