Bozo, Tiemacèwè

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A language of Mali

Alternate Names
Boso, Tié, Tiema Ciewe, Tièma Cièwè, Tiemacewe, Tièmacèwè
Population

2,500 (1991).

Location

Mopti Region, Youwarou circle, where Niger river leaves Lake Debo. 6 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 60%–79% with Tieyaxo Bozo [boz].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Koyra Chiini Songhay [khq], Maasina Fulfulde [ffm].

Other Comments

The Bambara term Boso refers to the entire ethnic group. Muslim.