Waja language

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Region eastern Nigeria
Native speakers
(60,000 cited 1989)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wja
Glottolog waja1259[2]

Waja, also known as Nyan Wiyau, Wiyaa, or Wuya, is one of the Savanna languages of eastern Nigeria. Dialectical differences between Deruwo (Wajan Dutse) and Waja proper (Wajan Kasa) are slight.


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

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