Abua

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Abuan
Population

25,000 (Faraclas 1989).

Location

Rivers State, Degema and Ahoada LGAs.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Central Abuan, Emughan, Okpeden, Otapha (Otabha). Central dialect understood by all others. Most similar to Odual [odu]. Lexical similarity: 70% with Odual [odu].

Language Use

Vigorous.

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1978.
Writing
Latin script.