Aizi, Tiagbamrin

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Ahizi, Lélémrin, Tiagba
Population

9,000 (1999 SIL).

Location

Lagunes Region, Jacqueville subprefecture, Ebrié lagoon banks, Tiagba, Nigui-Assoko, Nigui-Saff, Tiémié, and Attoutou B (old quarter) villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

No intelligibility of Mobumrin Aizi [ahm], even though both are Kru languages.

Language Use

Older adults also use Adioukrou [adj]. Youth learn French [fra] in school.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Other Comments

‘Tiagbamrin’, language of Tiagba. Others speak Lélémrin. Ethnonym: Prokpo, Krokpo in Tiagba town; Ed-eyng by Adioukro, Ezibo by Alladian to refer to all Aizi groups. Christian, Muslim.