Mansoanka

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A language of Guinea-Bissau

Alternate Names
Kunant, Kunante, Mansoanca, Maswanka, Sua
Population

17,000 in Guinea-Bissau (2014 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 18,310.

Location

Oio region: Mansoa sector, Mantefa area. Central.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Not inherently intelligible with Balanta-Kentohe [ble] or Mandinka [mnk], although called, Mandinkanized Balanta.

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Films. Bible portions: 2013.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.