Khana

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Kana, Ogoni
Population

200,000 (1989).

Location

Rivers State, Khana LGA; Akwa Ibom State, Oruk Anam LGA, Wiisoe village.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Babbe, Boúe, Ken-Khana, Norkhana, Nyo-Kana, Yeghe. Similar to Gokana [gkn] and Tee [tkq].

Language Use

Khana is the largest language of the Ogonoid group and therefore Gokana [gkn], Baan [bjv], and Tee [tkq] tend to learn it.

Language Development
Grammar. Bible: 1968.
Writing
Latin script.