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Nzanyi language

Native toNigeria, Cameroon
RegionAdamawa State
Native speakers
(86,000 cited ca. 1993)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3nja

Nzanyi (also known as Njanyi, Nzangi, Njai, Njeny, Zani, Zany, Jeng, Jenge, Njei, Njeing, Kobotshi) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Nigeria in Adamawa State in the Maiha LGA, and along the border in Cameroon. Dialects are Dede, Hoode, Lovi, Magara, Maiha, Mutidi, Nggwoli, Paka, and Rogede.[1]


  1. ^ a b Nzanyi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nzanyi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.