Mbato (Nghlwa)

Mbato is a member of the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It is spoken by about 152,000 people in the southeast of Ivory Coast / Côte d’Ivoire, particularly along the east bank of the Comoé in the Sud-Comoé District, and in the Petit Alépé subprefecture of the Lagunes District.

Mbato is also known as Goaa, Gwa, M'bato, Mbatto, Mgbato, N-Batto, Nglwa, Ogwia or Potu. It can be written with the Latin alphabet.

Mbato Alphabet

Mbato Alphabet


Download an Mbato alphabet chart (Excel)

Sample video in Mbato


Information about Mbato

Kwa languages

Abidji, Adele, Ahanta, Akan, Anii, Anyin, Avatime, Baoulé, Chakosi, Chumburung, Dangme, Fante, Foodo, Ga, Gonja, Krache, Kyode, Logba, Mbato, Nkonya, Nzema, Siwu, Tchaman, Twi

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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