Wané language

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Region Ivory Coast
Native speakers
2,100 (1993)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hwa
Glottolog wane1242[2]

Wané (Hwané, Ngwané) is a minor Kru language of Ivory Coast. It is not close enough to its nearest relative, Bakwé, to be readily intelligible, though some young Wané speak that language.


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