Dogosé

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Doghose, Doghosié, Dokhobe, Dokhosié, Dorhossié, Dorhosye, Doro Doghosié, Dorobé, Dorosie, Dorossé
Population

20,000 (1991 O. Balagassina).

Location

Southwest, Comoe Province, Sidéradougou subdistrict, Ouo, Sidéradougou, Kouere, Koro, and Sirakoro; also in Houet and Poni provinces.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Gbeyãse, Gbogorose, Klamaasise, Lutise, Mesise, Sukurase. Different from Bambadion dialects Dogoso [dgs] and Khe [kqg]. Lexical similarity: 82% with Khisa [kqm], 68% with Kaansa [gna], 15% with Dogoso [dgs], 14% with Khe [kqg].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Jula [dyu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 3%. Dictionary. Bible portions: 2004.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Clans are Ouattara or Coulibaly. Muslim, traditional religion.