A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Dompago, Legba, Logba, Lokpa, Lugba

50,000 in Benin (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001). Population total all countries: 67,900.


Donga department: Ouake, Bassila communes, Kémérida area, border areas west of Djougou town; Borgou department: Tchaouroue commune.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

All ages. Use of French [fra] varies with education level. Also use Yom [pil]. Used as L2 by Kura Ede Nago [nqk], Yom [pil].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 5%–30%. Dictionary. Bible: 2009.

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Logba [lgq] of Ghana. Traditional religion, Christian (Protestant).

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