Dyan

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Dan, Dian, Dya, Dyane, Dyanu
Population

14,100 (Vanderaa 1991).

Location

Bougouriba Province, Dolo, near Diébougou.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Zanga. Zanga is a dialect or closely-related language. Not similar enough to Lobi [lob] to be intelligible. Distinct from Dan [dnj] (Gio, Yacouba).

Language Use

Some also use Jula [dyu].

Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.