Ejagham

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ekoi
Population

L1 users: 67,300 (2000). Total users in all countries: 116,700.

Location

Cross River state: Akampka, Idom, Odukpani, and Calabar LGAs.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

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

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Radio. TV. Dictionary. Grammar. Texts. NT: 1997.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], 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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