Wojenaka

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Malinké, Odienné Jula, Odiennekakan
Population

120,000 (1999 SIL). 15,000 Wasulu.

Location

Denguele Region, Odienné department; also in Worodougou and Bafing regions; possiblly, Juraba and Samofo dialects: Boundiali department.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bodougouka, Juraba, Nafana, Odienneka, Samogo, Sienkoka, Toudougouka, Vandougouka, Wasulu (Wassoulounka, Wassulunka, Wassulunke). Some dialects listed may be separate languages. The Barala dialect of Mahou [mxx] may be a dialect of Wojenaka.

Other Comments

Wasulu are ethnic Fulani who adopted a Manding language. Muslim.