- Gen language
Gen Mina Spoken in Togo, Benin Native speakers 330,000 (1991–2006) Language familyNiger–Congo
Language codes ISO 639-3 gej
Gen (also called Gɛ̃, Gɛn gbe, Gebe, Guin, Mina, Mina-Gen, and Popo) is a Gbe language spoken in the southeast of Togo in the Maritime Region. It is also spoken in the Mono Department of Benin. It is part of the Volta–Niger branch of the major African Niger–Congo language family. Like the other Gbe languages, Gen is a tonal language.
According to SIL/Ethnologue, there are 200,000 Gen-speakers in Togo in 1991, and and 130,000 in Benin in 2006.
- Kangni, Atah-Ekoué (1989) La syntaxe du Gẽ: étude syntaxique d'un parler Gbe: le Gẽ du Sud-Togo. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
- Map of Gen language area from the LL-Map Project
- Information about Gen language from the MultiTree Project
- Gen on Ethnologue.com
Languages of Togo Official National Languages of Benin Official National NativeGen · KabiyéCategories:
- Gbe languages
- Languages of Togo
- Languages of Benin
- Niger-Congo language stubs
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