Ejagham

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ekoi
Population

67,300 in Nigeria (2000). Population total all countries: 116,700.

Location

Cross River State, Akampka, Idom, Odukpani, and Calabar LGAs. Also in Cameroon.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Eastern Ejagham, Southern Ejagham (Abakpa, Aqua, Ekin, Kwa, Qua), Western Ejagham.

Language Development
Poetry. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1997.
Writing
Latin script, used since 1976.
Other Comments

Western Ejagham includes Bendeghe Etung (Bindege, Dindiga, Mbuma), Northern Etung, Southern Etung, Ekwe, Akamkpa-Ejagham. Eastern Ejagham includes Keaka (Keaqa, Kejaka, Edjagam), Obang (Eeafeng).

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