Likpe language

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Native to Ghana
Region Volta Region, north of Hohoe
Native speakers
23,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lip
Glottolog sekp1241[2]
Person Ɔkpεlá
People Bakpεlá
Language Sεkpεlé

Likpe or Sekpele (also Bosele, Mu) is spoken in the mountainous central part of the 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.


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

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