Sénoufo, Palaka

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Kpalagha, Palaka, Palara, Pallakha, Pilara
Population

8,000 (1995 SIL).

Location

Vallée du Bandama Region, Sikolo area, north of Djimini.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 65%–70% with other Senufo languages and dialects.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%.
Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion.