Wan language

Region Ivory Coast
Native speakers
22,000 (1993)[1]
  • Mande

    • Eastern Mande
      • Southeastern
        • Nwa–Beng
          • Mwa–Wan
            • Wan
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wan
Glottolog wann1242[2]

Wan, or Nwa, is a Mande language of Ivory Coast. Dialects are Miamu and Kemu.


  1. Wan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Wan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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