is a language of the Ekoid
subfamily of Niger-Congo
. It is spoken by the
Abanyom people in the Cross River State region of Nigeria, numbering
about 12,500 people in 1986.
A member of the Southern Bantoid
is fairly closely related to the Bantu
. It is tonal
has a typical Niger-Congo noun class
- Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed.), 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of
the World, Fifteenth edition. Dallas, Tex.: SIL International.
Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com/.