Adele

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A language of Togo

Alternate Names
Bedere, Bidire, Gadre, Gidire
Population

16,300 in Togo (2003 SIL). Population total all countries: 27,300.

Location

Plateaux Region, Agou prefecture, south. Also in Ghana.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Lower Adele, Upper Adele. Intelligibility : 85%–90% between dialects, minor differences in tone and lexicon. Ghana and Togo dialects differ.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. NT: 1996–2001.
Writing
Latin script, used since 1986.
Other Comments

Ethnic group is Lolo. Different from Adere [add] of Cameroon. Traditional religion, Christian.

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