Jola-Kasa

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A language of Senegal

Alternate Names
Bácuki, Casa, Diola-Kasa, Jóola-Kaasa, Jóola-Kasa
Population

45,100 in Senegal (2007), increasing.

Location

Oussouye area, north to Casamance river, bounded by Kamobeul Bolôn tributary east, Kachiouane Bolôn west; Hitou and Niamoun villages north of Casamance river. Also in Gambia.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ayun, Bliss (Niomoun), Esulalu (Esuulaalur, Mlomp South, Oussouye), Fluvial, Huluf, Selek.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Wolof [wol].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 5%. Radio programs. Grammar. NT: 2008.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.