Nzema language

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RegionGhana and Ivory Coast
Native speakers
(330,000 cited 1993–2004)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-2nzi
ISO 639-3nzi

Nzema (Nzima), also known as Appolo, is a Central Tano language spoken by the Nzema people of southwestern Ghana and southeast Ivory Coast. It shares 60% intelligibility with Jwira-Pepesa and is close to Baoule.


  1. ^ Nzema at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nzima". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  • Burmeister, Jonathan L. 1976. "A comparison of variable nouns in Anyi-Sanvi and Nzema."

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