Ede Cabe

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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Caabe, Cabe
Population

80,000 (2006).

Location

South Borgou department: Tchaourou commune; Collines department: Ouèssè and Savè communes, along Okrara river west bank; north Plateau department: Ketou commune.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 76% with Yoruba of Porto-Novo [yor].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Yoruba [yor]; very high level of comprehension of Yoruba. Also use French [fra]. Used as L2 by Tchumbuli [bqa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.