Bwamu, Láá Láá

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Kàdenbà, Yere
Population

69,200 (2000).

Location

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

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

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

Typology

Tonal

Language Use

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

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: 1977–1995.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.