Nzanyi

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Jeng, Jenge, Kobotshi, Njai, Njanyi, Njei, Njeing, Njeny, Nzangi, Zani, Zany
Population

170,000 in Nigeria (2013 SIL). Population total all countries: 179,000.

Location

Adamawa State, Maiha LGA.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Dede, Hoode, Lovi, Magara, Maiha, Mutidi, Nggwoli, Paka, Rogede.

Language Use

Some young people, older adults. Used as L2 by Gude [gde], Ngwaba [ngw].

Language Development
Schools in almost all villages, but enrollment often low.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.

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