Lelemi language

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Lelemi
Lefana
Native to Ghana
Region Jasikan
Ethnicity Buem
Native speakers
49,000 (2003)[1]
Niger–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lef
Glottolog lele1264[2]

Lelemi or Lefana (Lε-lεmi, Lε-fana) is spoken by the Buem people in the mountainous Volta Region of Ghana. 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.

References[edit]

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