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Native to Nigeria
Region Cross River State
Native speakers (13,000 cited 1986)e19
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Abanyom is a Niger-Congo language. It is categorized as a part of the Ekoid language subfamily and Southern Bantoid group. The language is spoken by the Abanyom people in the Cross River State of Nigeria. As of 1986, there were about 12,500 speakers of Abanyom.

Abanyom is very similar to the Bantu languages. It is a tonal language. Its noun class system is the same as other Niger-Congo languages'.

  • Ethnologue report on Abanyom
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