Abé language

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Abé
RegionIvory Coast
EthnicityAbbé
Native speakers
170,000 (1995)[1]
Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3aba
Glottologabee1242[2]

Abé is a language spoken in Côte d'Ivoire. Its name is also spelled Abbé, Abbey, and Abi. About 170,000 people spoke the language in 1995. These people mostly lived in the Department of Agboville.

The Abé language is part of the Niger-Congo language family. It has four dialects: Tioffo, Morie, Abbey-Ve, and Kos

Outside pages[change | change source]

  • Abé at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  • Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Abe". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.