Ayere language

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Ayere (Uwu) is a divergent Volta–Niger language of Nigeria, closely related only to Ahaan.

Ayere
Uwu
Native toNigeria
RegionKogi State
Native speakers
(3000 cited 1992)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3aye
Glottologayer1245

It is named after Ayere village in Ijumu LGA, Kogi State.[2] The village of Ayere roughly consists of 10000 people, according to census.[citation needed]

DistributionEdit

According to Ethnologue, Ayere is spoken in:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ayere at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Blench, Roger. 2007. The Ayere and Ahan languages of Central Nigeria and their affinities.

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