Abure

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Abonwa, Abouré, Abule, Akaplass
Population

55,100 (1993 SIL).

Location

Sud-Comoé Region, Bonoua subprefecture; Grand Bassam subprefecture, Abidjan.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Most similar to Anyin [any]. Also close to Baoule [bci] and Nzema [nzi].

Language Use

Many also use Anyin [any].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Ethnic subgroups: Eyive (majority), Ehie, Ossouon. Christian, traditional religion, Muslim.