Waci language

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Native to Togo, Benin
Native speakers
(480,000 cited 1991–1993)[1]
Latin script
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wci
Glottolog waci1239[2]

Waci (also spelled Ouatchi) is a Gbe language of Togo and Benin. It is part of a dialect continuum which also includes Ewe, and is scattered in an area Capo designates as Ewe speaking.


  1. ^ Waci at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Waci Gbe". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  • Capo, Hounkpati B.C. (1988) Renaissance du Gbe (réflexions critiques et constructives sur L’EVE, le FON, le GEN, l AJA, le GUN, etc.) . Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag.