Jalkunan

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Blé, Dyala, Dyalanu, Jalkuna
Population

500 (1995 SIL). Ethnic population: 800 (1995 SIL).

Location

Leraba Province west of Banfora, Blédougou near Sindou town.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 19% with Jula [dyu], 17% with Bolon [bof].

Typology

Tonal.

Language Use

Home. Also use Jula [dyu]. Jula used for government administrative purposes.

Language Development
Government literacy program in Jula.
Other Comments

Muslim.