Tem language

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Tem
Kotokoli
Region Togo, Ghana, Benin
Ethnicity Tem people
Native speakers
290,000 in Togo and Benin (2001–2012)[1]
ca. 50,000 in Ghana (1987–1993)[2]
Latin (Tem alphabet)
Tem Braille
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kdh
Glottolog temm1241[3]

Tem (Temba), or Kotokoli (Cotocoli), is a Gur language spoken in Togo, Ghana, and Benin. It is used by neighboring peoples.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tem at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Tem at Ethnologue (13th ed., 1996).
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tem". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.