Ahwai

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A language of Nigeria

Population

15,000 (2006 M. Rueck, K. Hannelov√°, and Z. Yoder).

Location

Kaduna State, Sanga LGA, southwest of Fadan Karshe, about 25 villages surrounding Ahwai mountain.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Ndun (Indun, Nandu), Nyeng (Hanyeng, Ningon), Shakara (Isakara, Tari). Nyeng 94% intelligible of Ndun, Shakara 88% of Nyeng and Ndun.

Language Use

Home. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Hausa [hau] at home. Use Hausa and English [eng] with outsiders.

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.