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A language of Togo

Alternate Names
Ge, Gebe, Gen-Gbe, Guin, Mina, Mina-Gen, Popo
Population

201,000 in Togo (1991). Population total all countries: 327,000.

Location

Maritime Region, Lacs prefecture, east of Anecho town, west inland toward Benin border.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Dialects

Agoi, Anexo, Gen, Gliji.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Aguna [aug], Aja [ajg], Akebu [keu], Ginyanga [ayg], Kpessi [kef], Western Xwla Gbe [xwl].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Radio programs. Grammar. NT: 1962.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Ethnonym: Mina.

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