Agwagwune

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Agwaguna, “Akunakuna” (pej.), Akurakura, Gwune, Okurikan
Population

20,000 (1973 SIL).

Location

Cross River State, Akamkpa LGA.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Abayongo (Bayino, Bayono), Abini (Abiri, Obini), Adim (Dim, Odim), Agwagwune, Erei (“Enna” (pej.), Ezei), Etono (Etuno), Orum. A dialect cluster.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Bible portions: 1894.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], in development.

Other Comments

“Enna” is a pejorative word from Ibu.