Gbe, Ayizo

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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Ayizo, Ayizo-Gbe, Ayzo
Population

227,000 (2006).

Location

Largely in Atlantique department; Zou and Kouffo departments: Zogbodomey and Lalo communes.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Ayizo-Kobe, Ayizo-Seto, Ayizo-Tori, Kadagbe (Kada-Gbe). Reportedly similar to Fon [fon].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Fon [fon], French [fra], Saxwe Gbe [sxw]. Used as L2 by Saxwe Gbe [sxw].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.