Southeast Ijo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Nembe language)
Jump to: navigation, search
Southeast Ijo
Native to Nigeria
Region Bayelsa State
Native speakers
(72,000 cited 1977)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ijs
Glottolog sout2774[2]

Southeast Ijo is an Ijaw language spoken in southern Nigeria. There are two dialects, Nembe (Nimbe) and Akassa (Akaha).


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