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Kpasam language

Native toNigeria
RegionAdamawa state
Native speakers
(undated figure of 3,000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3pbn

Kpasam (Kpasham; Nyesam) is an Adamawa language of Demsa LGA, Adamawa State, Nigeria.

The speakers refer to their language as Nyesam [ɲé sàm], their ethnic group as Isam [ísàm], and their territory as Asam [ásàm]. The Nyesam is spoken in the villages of Kpasham, Dakli, and Dem.[3]

Further reading


  1. ^ Kpasam at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kpasam". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Villa, Eveling. Nyesam. AdaGram.