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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Akie, Akye, Atche, Atie, Atshe
Population

381,000 (1993 SIL). 34,000 live in Abidjan.

Location

Lagunes Region, Anyama and Alepe subprefectures; Agneby Region, Adzope, Affery, Agou, Akoupe, and Yakasse-Attobrou subprefectures; southeast N’zi-Comoe Region.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bodin, Ketin, Naindin. Bodin dialect is the most prestigious and numerous.

Typology

Whistle speech reported.

Language Use

Also use Abé [aba], Anyin [any], Baoulé [bci], Ebrié [ebr], French [fra], Jula [dyu]. Used as L2 by Beti [eot], Mbato [gwa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–75%. Radio programs. NT: 1995.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian.