Ahanta language

Spoken in




Ahanta is the language of the same ethnic group in southwest Ghana.

The classification of this language is controversial. In a departure from that of the adjacent information box scheme Ahanta is often also expected to Akansprachen. Within these languages ​​there is a strong division between the Westakan languages, where the Ahanta belongs according to some sources, and the eastern or northern.

Ahanta is one of the " dying languages ​​" of Ghana. In the primary schools in the area Fante is taught as a written language. There is a considerable Akkulturationsdruck the part of the west adjacent ( and linguistically related ) Nzema and especially the east adjacent Fante. Much of the speaker is bilingual, thus saith as well one of these two neighboring languages.