Abure

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Abonwa, Abouré, Abule, Akaplass
Population

55,100 (1993 SIL).

Location

Sud-Comoe Region, Bonoua subprefecture; Lagunes Region, Grand Bassam subprefecture, Abidjan.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Anyin [any] and Baoule [bci].

Language Use

Many also use Anyin [any]. Used as L2 by Beti [eot].

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

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

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