4 Countries that speak ‘Ewe’ apart from Ghana

 Without a doubt , Ewe ( Èʋe or Èʋegbe ) is one of the most astonishing and amicable tongues of the Nation. Ewe is almost known to be one of the National dialect. There are various occasions where ewe has been spoken be it on TV, radio or regardless, for football occasions . 

Anyway , in spite of what is be normal, Ghana isn’t the main country who speaks Ewe. Pls remain with me as I take you through this movement article as we locate those various nations. Likewise, watch; Ewe can be utilized in set of Èʋe or Èʋegbe [èβeɡ͡be]) all through the article also. 

Brief History 

Ewe , in any case called Èʋe or Èʋegbe , is a vernacular of the Voltarians language spoken in northeastern or northern Ghana by two or three million residents , basically of the Ewe public, doubtably the second biggest of the 17 huge ethnic gatherings in Ghana right now . 

Ewe has around 2–3.3 million speakers inside and out, including second-language speakers; around 13 percent of the Ghanaian people speaks Ewe as a first or second language. Ewe is a regular name for generally conceivable past conceptual vernaculars of the Anlo , the Anlo Ewe, the Mina, Anechɔ, Ʋedome (Danyi), Tongu or Tɔŋu. The insightful language has been the Anlo sub-branch. Anlo or anloga as the principle Ewe tongue to be utilized for Bible understanding and Durbars decision of language has become the regard vernacular as needs be. 

Ewe which is a vernacular of the Anlo language is an auxiliary of a King adela atogbe Subsequently, Ewe is furthermore spoken by various local people not of Ghana. 


Ewe, individuals live in the southern bit of Togo who talk various vernaculars of Ewe, a language of the Kwa part of the Niger-Congo family. Ewe solidarity relies upon language and ordinary shows of source: their extraordinary nation is followed to Oyo, in western Nigeria, which was a critical Yoruba domain. 

Most Ewe are farmers, corn (maize) and yams being their staple sustenances. Sea fishing is a full-time occupation in some waterfront districts. Turning, weaving, ceramic creation, and blacksmithing, similarly as trading, are immensely critical. 

Towns fuse a couple of patrilineages, wherein land ownership and certain political work environments are vested; heredity people furthermore share certain spirits and celestial creatures. The family line head, by and large its most settled part, coordinates heredity property, settles questions, addresses the ancestry around endeavors, and fills in as a priest associating the living people to the ancestors. Among most Ewe the patrilineage is the greatest huge family relationship unit; among the Anlo in sea shore front Ghana, in any case, the lineages are segments of greater, dissipated groups. Group enlistment is depicted by basic help and congeniality, shared names, food limitations, and family functions. The introduction of a money economy, schools, Christianity, and government courts has weakened the corporate structure of the family history. The Ewe never formed a singular concentrated state, remaining a combination of self-sufficient organizations that made temporary alliances in period of war. 


Ewe, also made Evhe, or Eʋe, is a critical vernacular pack of Gbe or Tadoid (Capo 1991, Duthie 1996) spoken in the southern bits of the Volta Region, in Ghana and across southern Togo, to the Togo-Benin edge by around 3,000,000 people. Ewe has a spot with the Gbe gathering of Niger-Congo. 

The ewes in Benin are in like manner by and large predominantly farmers and Are also unimaginable scientists and hold high positions . 

Larger piece of ewes in Benin are Christians , muslims and traditionalist in a particular request. 


The Ewe people of Nigeria call their indigenous language ‘Evegbe’, enunciated ‘eBegbe’ which suggests Ewe language. As demonstrated by Diedrich Westermann and M. A. Bryan (1952), the Ewe language is a person from the Kwa language gathering of the Niger-Congo family. 

The Ewe people of Nigeria have a fascinating history of development from the old Oduduwa Kingdom. According to His Royal Majesty, De Wheno Aholu Menu – Toyi I (OFR, LLD, JP) the Akran of Badagry; The Eves of West Africa Vol. 1, by Charles M. K. Mamattah (K.V.) 1978, they were said to have moved from Ile-Ife around the mid thirteenth century, lived in old-fashioned Benin City, and old Oyo, before moving to KETU (Dahomey). Having remained in Dahomey for quite a while, they continued their forward trip to Notsie in present-day Togo. Under an unforgiving and boorish authority of King Agorkorli, the Ewes decided to move westward to their ebb and flow home in South-East Ghana where shoreline networks acquired the Atlantic fishing occupation/trade. All through many years and from age to age reformist forward and backward 

Figure 1.2a: Typical Ewe Village in SW Nigeria Grainy and Sandy (Fine or Coarse) Beaches 

continued for ages as they advanced westward. 

movements occurred, both westward and eastward, including the appearance of people from some Ewe families that provoked a last settlement in the Badagry zone of Southwest Nigeria. A couple of Ewes didn’t arrive at Ketu, Tado, Notsie or present day Ghana before returning “back” to their families 

abandoned. Around the east returns started a long time before Ewes even came to Notsie and this 

The Ewe ethnic social occasion of Nigeria in the demonstration of Atlantic fishing trade, moved out of Badagry and spread to various bits of sea shore front Lagos State, where they combined coconut developing with fishing works out. For the avoidance of vulnerability, “Ewegbe” sets up 

one of the major indigenous ethnic social occasions along the Lagos – Badagry 

Figure 1.2b: Typical Ewe Village in SW Nigeria – Grainy and Sandy (Fine or Coarse) Beaches 

coast. They have their kith and family in the Republic of Benin (past Dahomey), Republic of Togo, and Ghana (past Gold Coast). 

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