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  • Benin - Status | Ethnologue
    Developing 62 000 in Benin Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Gun guw 5 Developing 320 000 in Benin 2006 Population total all countries 579 000 Ifè ife 5 Developing 80 000 in Benin 1990 SIL Lukpa dop 5 Developing 50 000 in Benin Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Population total all countries 67 900 Mbelime mql 5 Developing 37 600 in Benin Tchegnon and Guidibi 2006 increasing Population total all countries 39 900 Miyobe soy 5 Developing 7 000 in Benin 1991 Population total all countries 21 900 Mokole mkl 5 Developing 65 500 Vanderaa 1991 Nateni ntm 5 Developing 66 000 Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Ngangam gng 5 Developing 20 000 in Benin 2002 SIL Waama wwa 5 Developing 50 000 2000 SIL Yom pil 5 Developing 300 000 2006 SIL Almost no monolinguals Ethnic population 300 000 230 000 Yowa 70 000 Tangma L2 users 150 000 6a Vigorous Aguna aug 6a Vigorous 14 000 in Benin 2014 SIL Population total all countries 28 000 American Sign Language ase 6a Vigorous 12 500 in Benin 2008 WFD Anufo cko 6a Vigorous 13 800 in Benin 2002 SIL Ede Cabe cbj 6a Vigorous 80 000 2006 Ede Ica ica 6a Vigorous 63 000 2002 SIL Ede Ije ijj 6a Vigorous 50 000 2000 SIL Ede Nago Kura nqk 6a Vigorous 25 000 2002 SIL Gbe Ayizo ayb 6a Vigorous 227 000 2006 Gbe Ci cib 6a Vigorous 25 000 2002 SIL Gbe Defi gbh 6a Vigorous 13 500 2002 SIL Gbe Eastern Xwla gbx 6a Vigorous 80 000 2002 SIL Gbe Gbesi gbs 6a Vigorous 65 000 2002 SIL Gbe Kotafon kqk 6a Vigorous 100 000 2002 SIL Gbe Maxi mxl 6a Vigorous 66 000 in Benin Johnstone 1993 Population total all countries 91 300 Gbe Tofin tfi 6a Vigorous 66

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  • Botswana - Languages | Ethnologue
    Tama Tamakwa Tamma Classification Khoe Kwadi Khoe Khoekhoe Nama More Information Khwe xuu North West district Gan Cadikarauwe Mohembo Shakawe Kaputura Ao Kyao Sikondomboro Ngarange Sekanduko Xongoa Cauwe Moxatce Dungu Seronga Beyetca Gudigoa Sicokora Geixa Qom ca Tobere Umbexa Djaxo and Kangwara 1 600 in Botswana 2010 LBT Children and elderly are monolingual Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Basarwa Khoe Kxoe Mbarakwena pej Water Bushmen pej Xun Dialects Buga Kxoe Ani Khoe Anikxoe Boga Buga Khwe Bukakhwe Gani Khwe River Bushman pej Tannekwe Classification Khoe Kwadi Khoe Kalahari Khoe Northwest Comments Traditional religion Christian More Information Kua tyu Central district especially Mahalapye Serowe subdistricts Northeast district Primarily cattleposts and settlements 820 2004 R Cook Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Basarwa pej Cua Masarwa pej Tyhua Tyua Classification Khoe Kwadi Khoe Kalahari Khoe Northeast Comments Nomadic Traditional religion Christian More Information Kuhane sbs North West district Chobe subdistrict co extensive with Lozi loz language area 3 000 in Botswana 2006 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Chikuhane Echisubia Ikuhane Kuahane Kwahane Sesubea Subia Subiya Supia Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central K Subiya Totela K 42 Comments Glossonym Subiya by Tswana tsn Traditional religion Christian More Information Lozi loz North West district Chobe subdistrict co extensive with Kuhane 14 000 in Botswana 2006 Status 5 Developing Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central K Lozi K 21 More Information Mbukushu mhw North West district north of Gomare within 30 km of Okavango river 20 000 in Botswana 2004 R Cook Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Gova Kusso Mambukush Mampukush Mbukuhu Mbukushi Thimbukushu Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central K Luyana K 333 Comments Traditional religion Christian More Information Nambya nmq Central district west and southeast of Nata town also along Nata river watershed small southeast corner area in North West district 15 000 in Botswana 2004 R Cook Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Chinambya Nambzya Nanzva Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid Southern Narrow Bantu Central S Shona S 16 Comments Christian More Information Naro nhr Ghanzi district Ghanzi Bere Dekar East Hanahai West Hanahai Kuke New Kanagas Tshobokwane Makunda Grootelaagte Karakobis Kanagas Charles Hill and commercial farms south North West district 8 000 in Botswana 2014 H Visser Population total all countries 12 000 L2 users Speakers of other Khoisan languages in Ghanzi District Status 3 Wider communication Alternate Names Ai e Ai en Aikwe Aisan Aikwe Nharo Nharon Nhauru Nhaurun Dialects N hai Ntse e N hai Ts ao Qabekhoe Kabbakwe Qabekho Ts aokhoe Tsaokhwe Tsaukwe Classification Khoe Kwadi Khoe Kalahari Khoe Southwest Comments Traditional religion Christian More Information Ndebele nde Central district bordering Zimbabwe North West district Chobe area North East district a few villages 17 000 in Botswana 2006 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Isinde bele Northern Ndebele Sindebele Tabele Tebele Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo Benue Congo Bantoid

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  • Botswana - Status | Ethnologue
    in Botswana 2004 R Cook Khoekhoe naq 5 Developing 200 in Botswana 2006 Lozi loz 5 Developing 14 000 in Botswana 2006 Nambya nmq 5 Developing 15 000 in Botswana 2004 R Cook Ndebele nde 5 Developing 17 000 in Botswana 2006 Zezuru sna 5 Developing 11 000 in Botswana 2004 R Cook 6a Vigorous Ani hnh 6a Vigorous 1 000 Brenzinger 1998 Birwa brl 6a Vigorous 15 000 in Botswana 2004 R Cook Gana gnk 6a Vigorous 2 000 2004 R Cook Gwi gwj 6a Vigorous 2 500 2004 R Cook Ju hoan ktz 6a Vigorous 5 000 in Botswana 2002 Population total all countries 33 600 Kgalagadi xkv 6a Vigorous 40 000 in Botswana 2004 R Cook Population total all countries 40 100 Khwe xuu 6a Vigorous 1 600 in Botswana 2010 LBT Children and elderly are monolingual Kua tyu 6a Vigorous 820 2004 R Cook Kuhane sbs 6a Vigorous 3 000 in Botswana 2006 Mbukushu mhw 6a Vigorous 20 000 in Botswana 2004 R Cook Shua shg 6a Vigorous 6 000 2004 R Cook 100 Danisi Voegelin and Voegelin 1977 Tswapong two 6a Vigorous 2 000 Andersson and Janson 1997 Xóõ nmn 6a Vigorous 2 000 in Botswana 2011 C Naumann Population total all countries 2 500 6b Threatened Yeyi yey 6b Threatened 20 000 in Botswana 2001 LBT Population total all countries 55 000 Ethnic population 47 000 L2 users Few speak Yeyi as L2 7 Shifting Hua huc 7 Shifting 200 2004 R Cook decreasing Tsoa hio 7 Shifting 3 000 in Botswana 2006 Population total all countries 6 540 Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of Botswana An Ethnologue Country Report 33 pp 9 95 Language Map of Botswana License for single academic use of a high resolution watermark

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  • Burkina Faso - Languages | Ethnologue
    Dogose Comments Clans are Ouattara or Coulibaly Muslim traditional religion More Information Dogoso dgs Cascades region Comoe province Dandougou Torokoro Sokoura Bondokoro Tolandougou Sakédougou near Dogose dos Khisa kqm and Khe kqg language areas 9 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Bambadion Dogoso Bambadion Dokhosié Black Dogose Dorhosié Finng Dorhosié Noirs Dorossié Fing Dialects None known Lexical similarity 56 with Khe kqg 15 with Dogosé dos 16 with Khisa kqm Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Dogoso Khe Comments Traditional religion More Information Dyan dya Sud Ouest region Bougouriba province Dolo near Diébougou small areas in Boucle du Muhoun region Bale province Hauts Bassins region Houet provinces 14 100 Vanderaa 1991 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Dan Dian Dya Dyane Dyanu Dialects Zanga Zanga is a dialect or closely related language Reportedly not similar enough to Lobi lob to be intelligible Distinct from Dan dnj Gio Yacouba Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Dyan Comments Traditional religion Muslim More Information Dzùùngoo dnn Hauts Bassins region Kenedougou province Samorogouan and Samogohiri departments Orodara town area Samogo Iri Saraba Diomou Gnalé Sokouraba Todié and Samogogouan Kpeengo dialect in Cascades region Leraba province Sindou and Kankalaba departments 13 400 1998 P Solomiac 4 020 monolinguals Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Eastern Duun Kpango Samogho Samogo Samoro Dialects Dzùùngoo Samogohiri Kpangoo Samorogouan Kpeengo Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Northwestern Samogo Comments Ethnic autonym Dzùùn Ethnonym Samogo is the Jula name Muslim More Information French fra L2 users 823 000 in Burkina Faso Francophonie 2007 Status 1 National Statutory national language 1991 Constitution Article 35 Classification Indo European Italic Romance Italo Western Western Gallo Iberian Gallo Romance Gallo Rhaetian Oïl French More Information Fulfulde Northeastern Burkina Faso fuh Oudalan Soum Seno Yagha provinces Namentenga and Bam provinces Kossi province south of Mopti town Mali border 750 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 SIL Status 5 Developing De facto language of national identity Dialects Barani Barain Baraniire Barkoundouba Bogandé Fada Ngurma Gourmantche Jelgoore Liptaakoore Ouhiguyua Seeba Yaga Yaaga Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Atlantic Northern Senegambian Fula Wolof Fula East Central Comments Muslim More Information Gourmanchéma gux Centre Est region Koulpelogo province Centre Nord region Namentenga province Est region Gnagna Gourma Komandjari Kompienga and Tapoa provinces Sahel region Seno and Yagha provinces 600 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 SIL Population total all countries 896 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Goulmacema Gourma Gourmantche Gulimancema Gulmancema Gurma Migulimancema Dialects Central Gourmanchema Northern Gourmanchema Southern Gourmanchema Central and eastern dialects are inherently intelligible northern only with difficulty Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Northern Oti Volta Gurma Comments Traditional religion Muslim More Information Hausa hau Scattered Est region Gourma and Tapoa provinces 500 in Burkina Faso Vanderaa 1991 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Haoussa Classification Afro Asiatic Chadic West A A 1 Comments Muslim More Information Jalkunan bxl Cascades region Leraba province west of Banfora Blédougou near Sindou town 500 1995 SIL Ethnic population 800 1995 SIL Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Blé Dyala Dyalanu Jalkuna Dialects None known Lexical similarity 19 with Jula dyu 17 with Bolon bof Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Central Southwestern Central Manding Jogo Jogo Jeri Jeri Jalkuna Comments Muslim More Information Jowulu jow Tena and Noussoun villages near Mali boundary 1 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Jo Samogho Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Northwestern Samogo More Information Jula dyu Boucle du Muhoun region Kossi province Cascades region Comoe and Leraba provinces Hauts Bassins region Houet province Kenedougou province scattered 1 000 000 in Burkina Faso Gunnemark and Kenrick 1985 L2 users 3 000 000 in Burkina Faso 2012 V Vydrine Status 3 Wider communication De facto language of national identity Used as a trade language in the western half of the country and sub populations in all major cities Alternate Names Dioula Dioula Véhiculaire Diula Djula Dyoula Dyula Jula Kong Kong Jula Tagboussikan Trade Jula Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Central Southwestern Central Manding Jogo Manding Vai Manding Mokole Manding Manding East Northeastern Manding Bamana Comments Different from Jola dyo Diola of Senegal Majority not ethnic Jula Muslim More Information Kaansa gna Sud Ouest region Poni province Gaoua subdistrict Loropéni department bounded by Loropéni west Derbi east Djigoué south and Yérifoula north Cascades region Comoe province Sud Ouest region Bougouriba province 6 000 1990 S Showalter Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Gã Gan Gane Kaan Kaanse Kãasa Kan Dialects Kaansa Kpatogo Bodoro Gbadogo Kpatogoso Padogho Padorho Padoro Lexical similarity 81 between dialects 71 with Khisa kqm 68 with Dogosé dos Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Gan Dogose Comments 4 clans Farma Suwa Khama Thama The Kpatogo separated politically and geographically from the Kamba At least 7 primary schools in towns and villages serving Kaan villages Obiré 8 km northwest of Loropéni is cultural center and residence of the Kaan Iya the traditional ruler of the Kaan people Muslim traditional religion More Information Kalamsé knz Boucle du Muhoun region Sourou province Tougan subdistrict on Mali border 9 570 in Burkina Faso 1985 census Population total all countries 12 070 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Kalemsé Kalenga Sàmòmá Dialects Kasoma East Kalamsé Logremma Logma West Kalamsé Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Grusi Northern Comments Glossonym Kalemse pl Kalenga sg distinct from Samo Traditional religion Muslim More Information Karaboro Eastern xrb Cascades region Comoe province east of main Ferké to Bobo Dioulosso road and Banfora South 35 000 in Burkina Faso 1995 SIL Population total all countries 40 610 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kar Ker Kler Dialects Kar dialect averages 70 comprehension by Western Karaboro kza but the reverse is 30 Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Senufo Karaboro Comments Traditional religion Muslim More Information Karaboro Western kza Cascades region Comoe province west of main Ferké to Bobo Dioulosso road and Banfora South 30 200 Vanderaa 1991 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Syer Tenyer Dialects Syer Tenyer Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Senufo Karaboro Comments Muslim traditional religion More Information Kasem xsm Nahouri province Po Guiaro and Tiébélé towns 120 000 in Burkina Faso 1998 SIL Population total all countries 250 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Kasena Kasim Kassem Kassena Dialects East Kasem West Kasem West and East Kasem mutually inherently intelligible Reportedly similar to Nuni nuv and Lyélé lee Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Grusi Northern Comments Ethnic autonym Kasena East Kasem is more prestigious Loanwords from French and Mòoré in Burkina Faso English Akan aka in Ghana Traditional religion Christian More Information Khe kqg Cascades region Comoe province Noumoukiedougou Tiébata Moromoro Boli Sessagbo and Lobo near Dogose dos Khisa kqm and Dogoso dgs language areas 1 300 in Burkina Faso 1983 SIL Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Bambadion Kheso Kheso Dialects None known Lexical similarity 56 with Dogoso dgs Bambadion Dogoso 14 with Dogosé dos 13 with Khisa kqm Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Dogoso Khe Comments Traditional religion More Information Khisa kqm Cascades region Comoe province Mangodara prefecture 25 villages Southwest near Côte d Ivoire border 3 000 in Burkina Faso 1991 SIL Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Khi Khi Khipa Komono Kumwenu Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Gan Dogose Comments Komono is the Jula name Muslim More Information Konabéré bbo Boucle du Muhoun region Banwa province Tansilla area Kossi province 35 000 in Burkina Faso 1995 SIL Population total all countries 60 000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Black Bobo Bobo Bobo Fi Bobo Fign Bobo Fing Northern Bobo Madare Dialects Jèrè Kukoma Koma Kure Sankuma Sarokama Tankri Yaba Northern Bobo Madaré has 20 30 intelligibility of Southern Bobo Madaré All dialects of Northern understand Yaba centered in Tansilla Separate literature may be needed for the Mali dialect Some linguists treat Bobo as a separate major branch of Mande Sya is the prestige dialect in Mali and used for literature Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Northwestern Soninke Bobo Bobo Comments Ethnonym Bobo Madaré Bobo is Bambara word for Bobo Madaré Buamu or Bomu Traditional religion Christian Muslim More Information Koromfé kfz Centre Nord region Bam and Sanmatenga provinces Nord region Loroum province Yatenga province Titao subdistrict Sahel region Soum province Djibo Aribinda subdistrict 196 000 in Burkina Faso Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Population total all countries 202 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Fula Fulse Kouroumba Kuruma Kurumba Kurumfe Dialects Fulse Koromba Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Northern Kurumfe Comments Muslim More Information Kpeego cpo Cascades region Leraba province Kankalaba department Noumousoba and Tourny villages southwest 2 000 2012 SIL Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Noumou Noumoukan Numu Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Northwestern Comments Kpeego speakers are blacksmiths More Information Kusaal kus Centre Est region Boulgou province villages south of Zabré Centre Sud region Narhouri province 17 000 in Burkina Faso 1998 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Koussassé Kusale Kusasi Dialects Tonde Toende Western Kusaal Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Northern Oti Volta Western Southeast Comments Traditional religion Christian Muslim More Information Lobi lob Cascades region Comoe province Sud Ouest region Poni province Gaoua southwest border area Bougouriba and Noumbiel provinces 286 000 in Burkina Faso Vanderaa 1991 Population total all countries 442 000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Lobiri Miwa Dialects Gongon Lobi Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Lobi Comments Traditional religion Christian Protestant More Information Lyélé lee Boucle du Muhoun region Nayala province Centre Ouest region North and central Sanguie province Dassa Didyr Godyr Kordie Kyon Réo Tenado subdistricts Réo principal center Boulkiende province Nord region Passore province thousands of migrants in neighboring countries especially Côte d Ivoire 130 000 Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Lele Dialects Central Lyélé Kandéré Northern Lyélé Southern Lyélé Reo Most Central and Northern Lyélé speakers have nearly 100 comprehension of Southern Lyélé dialect Kandéré have 75 comprehension of Southern Lyélé Southern Lyélé understand all dialects except Kandéré well Reportedly similar to Nuni nuv but low mutual inherent intelligibility Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Grusi Northern Comments Ethnic autonym Lyela or Lela Gurunsi is also used but applies more properly to the wider grouping Traditional religion Christian More Information Marka rkm Boucle du Muhoun region Bale Banwa Nayala and Sourou provinces Kossi and Mouhoun provinces Nouna and Dedougou areas 200 000 in Burkina Faso 1992 CMA Population total all countries 225 000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Marka Dafing Dialects Gassan Nouna Safané More than 80 inherent intelligibility of southeastern dialect around Safané however northwestern dialect region is 70 The central dialect around Dembo village is well understood Reportedly similar to Bambara bam or a variant of Jula dyu Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Central Southwestern Central Manding Jogo Manding Vai Manding Mokole Manding Manding East Marka Dafin Comments Marka is used for followers of the traditional religion Dafing for Muslim speakers Different from the Marka dialect of Soninke Muslim traditional religion More Information Moba mfq Centre Est region Koulpelogo province Ouargaye subdistrict 1 800 in Burkina Faso Vanderaa 1991 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Ben Moa Moab Moare Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Northern Oti Volta Gurma Moba More Information Mòoré mos Widespread Central Ouagadougou area 5 000 000 in Burkina Faso 15 700 Yana 1991 Population total all countries 5 075 300 Status 3 Wider communication De facto language of national identity Used as a trade language in the central part of the country with sub populations in all major cities Alternate Names Mole Moose More Moshi Mossi Dialects Ouagadougou Saremdé Taolendé Yaadré Yaande Yana Jaan Yanga Zaore Joore Yana dialect has over 90 intelligibility with the Ouagadougou dialect 75 80 with the Joore dialect Joore with Ouagadougou varies from 88 in Tibga to 95 in Diabo Yanga in Togo completely intelligible with Central Mòoré Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Northern Oti Volta Western Northwest Comments Ethnic autonym Moose pl Moaaga sg Autoglottonym Mòoré Other spellings are obsolete or reflect pronunciations of nonspeakers Traditional religion Christian Muslim More Information Natioro nti Cascades region Leraba province Sindou subdistrict Sindou town area west of Banfora Dinaoro Timba and Kawara 2 400 Vanderaa 1991 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Koo ra Natjoro Natyoro Dialects Ginaourou Kaouara Timba Sindou Koroni Reportedly similar to Wara wbf but not inherently intelligible Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Wara Natioro Comments Muslim traditional religion More Information Ninkare gur Centre Est region Boulgou province Centre Sud region Narhouri province Zecco and Ziou subdistricts Zoundweogo province 25 100 in Burkina Faso 1991 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Frafra Gurenne Gurne Nankani Dialects Booni Frafra Gudeni Nankana Nankani Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Northern Oti Volta Western Northwest Comments Traditional religion Christian Muslim More Information N ko nqo Status 3 Wider communication Classification Mixed language More Information Nuni Northern nuv Boucle du Muhoun region Bale and Mouhoun provinces near Boromo dialect dividing line is Mouhoun river Centre Ouest region Sanguie province 45 000 1995 SIL 15 000 25 000 in Northwestern Nuni 25 000 35 000 in Northeastern Nuni Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Nibulu Nouni Nounouma Nuna Nune Nunuma Nuruma Dialects Northeastern Nuni Northwestern Nuni Northern Nuni users have no comprehension of Southern Nuni nnw Reportedly similar to Kasem xsm and Lyélé lee Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Grusi Northern Comments Traditional religion Muslim More Information Nuni Southern nnw Boucle du Muhoun region Bale province east Mouhoun province Centre Ouest region Sissili and Zuri provinces Sanguie province Centre Sud region west Narhouri Over 100 villages 168 000 2000 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Nibulu Nouni Nounouma Nuna Nune Nunuma Nuruma Dialects Basinyari Sundoni Bwana Gori Micari Sankura Yatini Reportedly similar to Kasem xsm and Lyélé lee Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Grusi Northern Comments Traditional religion Christian Protestant Muslim More Information Paleni pnl Cascades region Leraba province Loumana department Faniagara village 260 2012 SIL Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Wara Dialects None known 15 20 intelligibility of Wara wbf Lexical similarity 19 with Wara wbf Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Wara Natioro More Information Pana pnq Boucle du Muhoun region Sourou province Kassoum subdistrict Oué town area Sourou river valley from Mali 5 000 in Burkina Faso 1998 Population total all countries 7 800 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Sama Dialects Pana North Pana South Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Grusi Northern Comments Muslim traditional religion More Information Phuie pug Sud Ouest region Bougouriba and Ioba provinces north and west of Diébougou northeast of Dano Hauts Bassins region Houet province scattered villages in Dagaari dgd language area Tuy province 14 300 2000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Buguli Buguri Phuien Pougouli Puguli Pwa Pwe Pwie Pwien Pwo Dialects None known Phuie is closely related to Winye kst and Sisaala sld Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Central Southern Grusi Western Comments Ethnic autonym Phuo pl Phu sg Puguli is an exonym Traditional religion More Information Samo Matya stj Boucle du Muhoun region Sourou province Mouna and Solenzo areas Kossi province Ouagadougou Bobo Diolaso Dedougou and Koudougou cities 105 000 in Burkina Faso 1995 R Jones Population total all countries 106 000 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Northwestern Samo San Sane Tougan West Central Goe Classification Niger Congo Mande Eastern Eastern Samo Comments The Rimaïbé are Samo who were former Fula slaves now also speak Fulfulde fuh Traditional religion Christian More Information Samo Maya sym Boucle du Muhoun region Sourou province Nord region Yatenga and Zoundma provinces North central 38 000 1999 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Northeastern Samo Sa San Dialects Bangassogo Bounou Gomboro Kiembara Northeastern Goe Intelligibility of Matya Samo stj varies between 28 and 50 depending on the village and text tested of Southern Samo sbd less than 10 Classification Niger Congo Mande Eastern Eastern Samo Comments Muslim Christian traditional religion More Information Samo Southern sbd Boucle du Muhoun region Mainly Nayala province Nouna and Solenzo areas Sourou province Centre Ouest region Sanguie province Ouagadougou Hauts Bassins region Bobo Dioulasso Dedougou and Koudougou cities Toma dialect Toma Yaba Gossina Ye Kougny and Gassan departments 85 000 1998 Status 5 Developing Alternate Names San Sane Dialects Toma Makaa Nyaana Intelligibility low across Samo varieties Classification Niger Congo Mande Eastern Eastern Samo Comments The Rimaïbé are Samo who were former Fula slaves now speak Fulfulde fuh as L2 and live in Kawara Kassan Zoumou and Teri in the Tougan area Traditional religion Christian Muslim More Information Seeku sos Hauts Bassins region Houet province Bobo Dioulasso department Karankasso Bouendé Torosso Banzo Tiara and Bama villages Kenedougou province 17 000 5 000 in the northern dialect 4 villages 12 000 in the southern 7 villages Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Sambla Samogho Sembla Southern Samo Dialects Northern Seeku Timiku Southern Seeku Gbeneku Dialects have good inherent intelligibility 3 minor dialects Classification Niger Congo Mande Western Northwestern Samogo Comments Muslim More Information Sénoufo Nanerigé sen Hauts Bassins region Kenedougou province Djigouera and north Houet province Bobo Dioulasso department 50 000 1985 census Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Naani Nandereke Nandergé Nanergé Nanergué Dialects Some intelligibility with Sicite Senoufo sep No significant dialects or subgroups Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North Gur Senufo Suppire Mamara Comments Ethnic autonym Nanerige Traditional religion Muslim More Information Sénoufo Senara seq Cascades region Comoe and southern Leraba provinces 50 000 1995 SIL Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Niangolo Sénoufo Dialects None known Intelligibility testing of Cebaara Senoufo sef varies from 51 in Konadougou to 71 in Niankorodougou Classification Niger Congo Atlantic Congo Volta Congo North

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  • Burkina Faso - Status | Ethnologue
    S Showalter Karaboro Eastern xrb 5 Developing 35 000 in Burkina Faso 1995 SIL Population total all countries 40 610 Kasem xsm 5 Developing 120 000 in Burkina Faso 1998 SIL Population total all countries 250 000 Koromfé kfz 5 Developing 196 000 in Burkina Faso Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Population total all countries 202 000 Lobi lob 5 Developing 286 000 in Burkina Faso Vanderaa 1991 Population total all countries 442 000 Lyélé lee 5 Developing 130 000 Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Ninkare gur 5 Developing 25 100 in Burkina Faso 1991 Nuni Southern nnw 5 Developing 168 000 2000 Samo Southern sbd 5 Developing 85 000 1998 Sénoufo Sìcìté sep 5 Developing 35 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 SIL Population total all countries 38 000 Sissala sld 5 Developing 13 000 1991 SIL Tamasheq Kidal taq 5 Developing 31 200 in Burkina Faso 2000 Zarma dje 5 Developing 600 in Burkina Faso 1987 SIL 6a Vigorous Bwamu Cwi bwy 6a Vigorous 24 000 1999 SIL Dagaari Dioula dgd 6a Vigorous 21 000 1999 SIL Dogon Jamsay djm 6a Vigorous Dogon Tomo Kan dtm 6a Vigorous Dogosé dos 6a Vigorous 20 000 1991 O Balagassina Dyan dya 6a Vigorous 14 100 Vanderaa 1991 Dzùùngoo dnn 6a Vigorous 13 400 1998 P Solomiac 4 020 monolinguals Jowulu jow 6a Vigorous 1 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 SIL Kalamsé knz 6a Vigorous 9 570 in Burkina Faso 1985 census Population total all countries 12 070 Karaboro Western kza 6a Vigorous 30 200 Vanderaa 1991 Konabéré bbo 6a Vigorous 35 000 in Burkina Faso 1995 SIL Population total all countries 60 000 Kusaal kus 6a Vigorous 17 000 in Burkina Faso 1998 SIL Marka rkm 6a Vigorous 200 000 in Burkina Faso 1992 CMA Population total all countries 225 000 Moba mfq 6a Vigorous 1 800 in Burkina Faso Vanderaa 1991 Nuni Northern nuv 6a Vigorous 45 000 1995 SIL 15 000 25 000 in Northwestern Nuni 25 000 35 000 in Northeastern Nuni Phuie pug 6a Vigorous 14 300 2000 Samo Matya stj 6a Vigorous 105 000 in Burkina Faso 1995 R Jones Population total all countries 106 000 Samo Maya sym 6a Vigorous 38 000 1999 Seeku sos 6a Vigorous 17 000 5 000 in the northern dialect 4 villages 12 000 in the southern 7 villages Sénoufo Nanerigé sen 6a Vigorous 50 000 1985 census Sénoufo Senara seq 6a Vigorous 50 000 1995 SIL Siamou sif 6a Vigorous 20 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 Population total all countries 40 000 Songhay hmb 6a Vigorous 10 000 in Burkina Faso 2011 SIL Téén lor 6a Vigorous 2 000 in Burkina Faso 1999 Turka tuz 6a Vigorous 37 000 in Burkina Faso 1998 SIL Viemo vig 6a Vigorous 8 000 1995 SIL Winyé kst 6a Vigorous 20 000 1999 SIL Most are monolingual 6b Threatened Bolon bof 6b Threatened 17 000 in Burkina Faso 1998 SIL Population total all countries 22 920 Dogoso dgs 6b Threatened 9 000 in Burkina Faso

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  • Burkina Faso - Maps | Ethnologue
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  • Burkina Faso - Feedback | Ethnologue
    for single academic use of a high resolution watermark free map 24 95 Browse all products Amazon Recommendations Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print

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  • Profile of language status for Burkina Faso | Ethnologue
    coding of the bars matches the color scheme used in the summary profile graphs on the navigation maps for the site In this scheme the EGIDS levels are grouped as follows Purple Institutional EGIDS 0 4 The language has been developed to the point that it is used and sustained by institutions beyond the home and community Blue Developing EGIDS 5 The language is in vigorous use with literature in a standardized form being used by some though this is not yet widespread or sustainable Green Vigorous EGIDS 6a The language is unstandardized and in vigorous use among all generations Yellow In trouble EGIDS 6b 7 Intergenerational transmission is in the process of being broken but the child bearing generation can still use the language so it is possible that revitalization efforts could restore transmission of the language in the home Red Dying EGIDS 8a 9 The only fluent users if any are older than child bearing age so it is too late to restore natural intergenerational transmission through the home a mechanism outside the home would need to be developed Black Extinct EGIDS 10 The language has fallen completely out of use and no one retains a sense of

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