Hozo

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A language of Ethiopia

Alternate Names
Begi-Mao
Population

3,000 (1995 SIL).

Location

Benishangul-Gumuz region: Tongo zone; west Oromia region: Begi area, 50 or more villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Bambassi [myf] (Bender 1975).

Language Use

Also use Amharic [amh], Standard Arabic [arb]. Proficiency in second languages is low.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].