Ede Idaca

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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Idaaca, Idaasa, Idaatcha, Idaca, Idáìtsà
Population

100,000 (2002 SIL).

Location

Collines Department, Dassa-Zoume and Glazoué communes. West Oueme river.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Idàáshà, Idàátchà.

Language Use

Vigorous: determined to keep their language from influences from outsiders. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. 50% also use Fon [fon]. Also use French [fra], Yoruba [yor].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 20%. Literacy rate in L2: 20%. Literacy program covers entire language area due to high motivation. Poetry. Radio programs. Bible portions.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.