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Esan Not An Ethnic Group But Benin(Edo)

The orthographic composition of Esan dialect are or were taken from the Benin(Edo) alphabets and double consonants a b d e ẹ f g gb gh h i k kh kp l m mw n o ọ p r rh rr s t u v vb w y z [as published by Ministry of Education, Benin; entitled Report of the Seminar on Edo Orthography 1974] except few of its double consonant, like bh and mh. Many words in Esan grammar are same with Benin.