Hwana

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Fiterya, Hona, Hwona
Population

32,000 (1992).

Location

Adamawa State, Gombi LGA; some in Song and Hong LGAs.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use Ga’anda [gqa], Hausa [hau], Huba [hbb], Nigerian Fulfulde [fuv].

Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Fiterya. 4 divisions: Hwana Guyaku, Hwana Tawa, Ngithambara, and Hwana Barni. Traditional religion, Christian.