Khana language

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Native to Nigeria
Region Rivers State
Native speakers
(200,000 cited 1989)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ogo
Glottolog khan1278[2]

Khana (Kana), or Ogoni proper, is the prestige variety of the Ogoni languages of Rivers State, Nigeria. It is the lingua franca of speakers of the East Ogoni languages.


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

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