Gbe, Maxi

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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Mahi, Maxi, Maxi-Gbe
Population

66,000 in Benin (Johnstone 1993). Population total all countries: 91,300.

Location

Collines Department, Dassa-Zoume, Savalou, Bantè, Glazoué Ouèssèi communes.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 80% with Fon [fon], 68% with Ayizo Gbe [ayb], 51% with Aja [ajg].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Fon [fon], French [fra]. Used as L2 by Tchumbuli [bqa].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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