Nzema language

Nzema language
Nzema
Spoken in  Ghana
Ethnicity Nzema
Native speakers 330,000  (1993–2004)
Language family
Niger–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nzi

Nzema (Nzima), also known as Appolo, is a Central Tano language spoken by the Nzema people of southwestern Ghana and southeast Côte d'Ivoire. It shares 60% intelligibility with Jwira-Pepesa and is close to Baoule.

References

  • Burmeister, Jonathan L. 1976. "A comparison of variable nouns in Anyi-Sanvi and Nzema."



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