Avatime

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A language of Ghana

Alternate Names
Afatime, Sia, Sideme, Si-ya
Population

24,000 (2003).

Location

Southeast, center at Amedzofe (Amajofe).

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Similar to Nyangbo [nyb] and Tafi [tcd].

Language Use

Understood somewhat as L2 by speakers of nearby languages. Diminishing contact with Éwé [ewe].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Grammar.
Writing
Latin script, used since 2010.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.