Gbe, Gbesi

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A language of Benin

Population

65,000 (2002 SIL).

Location

Atlantic Department, Kpomassè, Allada, and Tori-Bossito communes, individual and mixed villages; Mono Department, Bopa commune along Lake Aheme.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Gbokpa. Lexical similarity: 91% with Kotafon [kqk], 85% with Fon [fon], 73% with Aja [ajg], 70% with Gen [gej].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Also use Fon [fon], French [fra], Gen [gej], Saxwe Gbe [sxw].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.