Dogon, Ben Tey

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A language of Mali

Population

2000

Location

Mopti Region, Douentza circle, south of Douentza town west of road to Bamba. 3 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. The people of Beni and Gamni have contact with Jamsay [djm] speakers, and to a lesser extent with speakers of Nanga [nzz] and Fulfulde. The influence of Songhay on Bankan Tey [dbw], and that of Jamsay on Ben Tey, have resulted in fairly substantial lexical differentiation.

Language Use

All ages.

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].