Tchumbuli

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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Basa, Chombulon, Tchombolo, Tshummbuli
Population

2,500 (2000 SIL).

Location

Collines department: Savè, Ouèssè communes, Okounfo, Edaningbe, and Gbede villages.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Cobecha, Tchumbuli. Lexical similarity: 80% with Chumburung [ncu].

Language Use

Used most in Gbédé and least in Edaningbe. Most domains. All older than 60 years. Positive attitudes. Also use Ede Cabe [cbj], Fon [fon], French [fra], Maxi Gbe [mxl], Yoruba [yor].

Other Comments

Tchumbuli and Cobecha are peoples of differing origins but share a common language. Christian.