Bozo, Tiemacèwè

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A language of Mali

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

2,500 (1991). 830 in Enguem, 1,320 in Aouré.

Location

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

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 60%–79% with Tieyaxo Bozo [boz].

Language Use

Also use Fulfulde [ffm] or Songhay [khq].

Other Comments

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