Gbayi

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Alternate Names
Kpasiya
Population

5,000 (1996).

Location

Haute-Kotto Prefecture, Bria subprefecture; Mbomou Prefecture, east bank, Kotto river, between Mbeti and Tchola Banar; Basse-Kotto Prefecture, north Mingala subprefecture.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Ngbandi [ngb]. Ethnically Kpatili, but not intelligible with Kpatili [kym].

Language Use

At risk of being replaced by Banda (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007).

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].