• Language: Kenyang
  • Alternate names: Banjangi, Banyang, Banyangi, Bayangi, Manyang, Nyang
  • Language code: ken
  • Language family: Niger-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern Bantoid, Mamfe
  • Number of speakers: 65000
  • Script: Latin script

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    Kenyang is a language spoken in Cameroon.

    The Verb

    In Kenyang, the most free form of the verb is the imperative.

    Kenyang distinguishes

    In the orthography, if the tense and aspect markers occur after the verb, they are written as separate words, but if they occur before the verb, they are written together with the subject prefix.


    twɔ 'to come'

    Near pastatwɔ mbʉ́He came (before two days ago)
    Far pastatwɔ nyákáHe came (a long time ago)
    Future certainǎchɔŋ twɔ́He will come
    Future uncertainamay twɔ́He may come


    twɔ 'to come'

    Present perfectiveatwɔHe has come
    Present imperfectiveatwɔ́He came
    Present habitualǎtwɔ nɔkɔHe usually comes
    Present continuousǎtwɔ̀He is coming

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