Jola-Felupe

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A language of Guinea-Bissau

Alternate Names
Ediamat, Ejamat, Feloup, Felup, Felupe, Floup, Flup, Fulup
Population

6,000 in Guinea-Bissau (2012 SIL). Population total all countries: 8,230.

Location

Northwest corner, São Domingos district. Also in Senegal (Ejamat).

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 63% with Jola-Fonyi [dyo] or Jola-Kasa [csk]; 50% with Gusilay [gsl] or Bandial [bqj].

Language Use

Vigorous. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Upper Guinea Crioulo [pov].

Language Development
Beginning literacy classes. Films. Bible portions: 2012.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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