Language of the Day for 12 October 2013

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Waama [wwa]

A language of
Benin
Population
50,000 (2000 SIL).
Status
5 (Developing).
Language Use
Vigorous. Other speakers often use it in the market. Market, religion, preschools, home, neighborhood. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use French [fra], Baatonum [bba], Ditammari [tbz], or Nateni [ntm].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–10%. Newspapers. Radio programs. TV. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1994.