Dogon, Jamsay

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A language of Mali

Alternate Names
Dyamsay Tegu, Gamsaj
Population

130,000 in Mali (1998 J. Durieux).

Location

Mopti Region, Koro circle; sparsely populated area east of Dogon cliffs, near Burkina Faso border; southwest Koro circle, Kiri town, northwest to Douentza circle.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bama, Domno, Gono, Guru, Pomuru. Degree of comprehension between dialects uncertain.

Language Use

All ages. Used as L2 by Bankan Tey Dogon [dbw].

Language Development
Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

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