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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Ica
Population

63,000 (2002 SIL).

Location

Collines Department, northwest Bante commune.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Ica, Ilodji (Ife). Lexical similarity: 83% with Yoruba of Porto-Novo [yor].

Language Use

All domains. All ages. Also use French [fra], Standard Arabic [arb], Yoruba [yor].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 30%. Literacy rate in L2: 40% in French.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.