Spoken L1 Language: Akan

Comments on subclassification

Stewart, John M. 1989

AES status:
not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2024
Akan (aka-aka) = 3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language. Became widely spoken around the 17th century. Used in slave trade by the Akan people in exchange for firearms. Also used in gold mining, trade, and farming. Officially recognized for literacy.
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