Nyangbo-Tafi language

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Native to Ghana
Region Volta Region
Native speakers
10,800 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
nyb – Nyangbo
tcd – Tafi
Glottolog nyan1316[2]
People Batrugbu
Language Tùtrùgbù
People Bàgbɔ̀
Language Tɛ̀gbɔ̀

The Nyangbo-Tafi language is spoken in the Volta Region of Ghana. It is considered one of the Ghana–Togo Mountain languages of the Kwa family.

It consists of two distinct varieties which Ethnologue treats as separate languages, Nyangbo (Tutrugbu) and Tafi (Tegbo). The differences are reported to be only phonological.


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