Yace

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ekpari, Iyace, Yache, Yatye
Population

50,000 (2002).

Location

Cross River State, Yala LGA, Osina, Imbuor, Uchu, Aliforkpa, Wonyer, and Maa.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Alifokpa, Ijiegu. Lexical similarity: 84% with Akpa [akf].

Language Use

All ages. 15,000 also use Yala [yba]. Also use Bekwarra [bkv], Igede [ige], Tiv [tiv].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1980.