Khisa

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Khi Khipa, Komono, Kumwenu
Population

5,000 in Côte d’Ivoire (Vanderaa 1991). Population total all countries: 8,000.

Location

Northern Zanzan Region.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Speakers say they can understand Kaansa [gna] and Senoufo, given time. Lexical similarity: 82% with Dogosé [dos], 72% with Kpatogo dialect of Kaansa, 71% with Kaansa [gna], 16% with Dogoso [dgs], 13% with Khe [kqg].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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