Nyabwa language

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Nyabwa
Native to Ivory Coast
Native speakers
43,000 (1993)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nwb
Glottolog nyab1255[2]

The Nyabwa (or Nyaboa) language is a Kru language spoken in Ivory Coast. It is part of the Wee dialect continuum.

Writing System[edit]

Nyabwa alphabet
a b bh c d e ɛ f g gb gw i ɩ j k kp kw
l m n ng ny o ɔ p r s t u ʋ v w y z

Nasalisation is indicated by a tilde on the vowel. Tones are indicated by following signs: Very high tone is indicated by a double apostrophe ‹ ˮ › ; High tone is indicated by an apostrophe ‹ ʼ › ; Mid-tone is indiccated by no diacritic; Low tone is indicated by a hyphen ‹ ˗ ›.

References[edit]

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