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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

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

381,000 (1993 SIL).

Location

Lagunes Region, Anyama and Alepe subprefectures; Agnébi Region, Adzope, Affery, Agou, Akoupe, and Yakasse-Attobrou subprefectures.

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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 French [fra], Jula [dyu], Anyin [any], Ebrie [ebr], Abe [aba], or Baoulé [bci].

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

Christian, traditional religion.