Bwamu, Láá Láá

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Kàdenbà, Yere
Population

69,200 (2000).

Location

Tuy and Bale provinces, Bagassi, Pâ, and Boni villages area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Reportedly similar to Ouarkoye dialect of Buamu [box] and Bwamu Twi [bwy].

Typology

Tonal.

Language Use

Home. All ages. Also use French [fra], Jula [dyu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–2% are fluent readers of Ouarkoye Buamu. Literacy rate in L2: 1%–2% are fluent readers of French [fra] or Jula [dyu]. Literacy program. Grammar. Bible portions: 1977–2012.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.