Psikyɛ dialect

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Native toCameroon, Nigeria
RegionFar North Province, Adamawa State
Native speakers
(52,500 cited 1982–1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3kvj

Psikye (Kapsiki) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in northern Cameroon and eastern Nigeria. Varieties include Psikyɛ and Zləngə. Blench (2006) classifies it as a dialect of Kamwe.[2]


  1. ^ Psikye at Ethnologue (21st ed., 2018)
  2. ^ a b Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List (ms)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Psikye". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.