Gbe, Defi

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A language of Benin

Population

13,500 (2002 SIL).

Location

Southeast corner, Oueme Department, Seme-Kpodji commune between Oueme river north, Cotonou-Porto-Novo railroad west, Gulf of Guinea south, into east Nigeria.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Defi is reportedly similar linguistically to Gun [guw].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Also use French [fra], Gun [guw], Yoruba [yor].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.