Nzanyi

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A language of Nigeria

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

77,000 in Nigeria (1993). Total users in all countries: 86,000.

Location

Adamawa state: Maiha LGA.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

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

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. Bible portions: 2013.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.

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