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Akpes is a dialect cluster spoken in Nigeria that forms a branch of the Volta–Niger languages. Its dialects are Akunnu, Ase, Daja, Efifa, Esuku, Gedegede, Ikorom, Ibaram and Iyani. It may be closest to the Edoid languages.[2]

Native toNigeria
RegionOndo State
Native speakers
(10,000 cited 1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ibe


  1. ^ Akpes at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ a b Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Akpes". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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