A Niger-Congo language and a member of the Benue-Congo group of languages, spoken by c. 1 million people as one of the national languages of Nigeria, predominantly in the Bendel State - in the Oredo, Ovia and Orhionmwon Local Government Areas; also known as Bini.

Edo is the chief member of a larger group of genetically related languages and dialect clusters, usually referred to as the Edoid group of languages. The main Edo speech community is generally homogeneous and all the different varieties are mutually intelligible. The sociolinguistic environment of Modern Edo is very complex and majority of the speakers are bilingual in Edo and English.

CLASSIFICATION = Niger-Congo family, SCRIPT = Roman

Edo language book - Eb'ẹdo : Sentences words and meanings in English to Ẹdo EDO CBEG 2
Izẹdo : Beginners guide to learning the Edo language EDO CBEG 1

Edo-English dictionary EDO DICO 1

Izẹdo II: Ẹdo names and their meaning EDO VOCAB 1