Adja language

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The Aja language is a Gbe language spoken by the Aja people; and it is closely related to other Gbe languages such as Ewe, Mina, Fon, and Phla Phera.

Aja
Adja
Native toBenin, Togo
EthnicityAja people
Native speakers
550,000 (2006–2012)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ajg
Glottologajab1235
Gbe languages.png
The distribution of the major Gbe dialect areas (after Capo 1988, 1991)

ComparisonEdit

Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human RightsEdit

AjaEdit

Agbetɔwo pleŋu vanɔ gbɛmɛ ko vovoɖeka gbeswɛgbeswɛ, sɔto amɛnyinyi ko acɛwo gomɛ; wo xɔnɔ susunywin ko jimɛnywi so esexwe. Wo ɖo a wa nɔvi ɖaɖa wowo nɔnɔwo gbɔ.

EweEdit

Wodzi amegbetɔwo katã ablɔɖeviwoe eye wodzena bubu kple gomekpɔkpɔ sɔsɔe. Susu kple dzitsinya le wo dometɔ ɖesiaɖe si eyata wodze be woanɔ anyi le ɖekawɔwɔ blibo me.ne

EnglishEdit

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aja at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)