Literally meaning a person who speaks Tyap language.
Atyap (plural Atyaps)
- The proper term for the Tyap-speaking people. An individual Tyap-speaker is referred to as A̱tyotyap.
- A central Nigeria plateau ethnic cluster consisting of sub-groups of people who speak dialects of Tyap language, who refer to themselves, together with other related groups around the central Nigeria plateau as Nienzi̱t (also Nenzit or Nerzit).