Anyin language

Infobox Language
name=Anyin
nativename=Anyi
region=flagcountry|Côte d'Ivoire
flagcountry|Ghana
speakers=860,000
familycolor=Niger-Congo
fam2=Atlantic-Congo
fam3=Volta-Congo
fam4=Kwa
fam5=Nyo
fam6=Potou-Tano
fam7=Central
fam8=Bia
fam9=Northern
iso3=any

The Anyin language is spoken principally in Côte d'Ivoire and in Ghana. It is an Akan language member of the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family of languages. The closest relative of Anyin is Baoulé, and it is also close to Nzema.

The dialects of Anyin are Sanvi, Indenie, Bini, Bona, Moronou, Djuablin, Ano, Abe, Barabo and Alangua.

In Côte d'Ivoire, there are approximately 610,000 native speakers of Anyin, along with 10,000 to 100,000 second language users. There are approximately 200,000 speakers of Anyin in Ghana.

The name of this language is also spelled Agni, Agny and Anyi.

ee also

*Baoulé language

ources

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=any "Ethnologue" report on Anyin Language]

External links

* [http://www.panafril10n.org/wikidoc/pmwiki.php/PanAfrLoc/AnyiBaule PanAfriL10n page on Anyi & Baule]


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