Sénoufo, Nanerigé

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Naani, Nandereke, Nandergé, Nanergé, Nanergué
Population

50,000 (1985 census).

Location

North Kenedougou Province, Djigouera and north; small area in Houet Province, Bobo-Dioulasso department.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Some intelligibility with Sicite Senoufo [sep]. No significant dialects or subgroups.

Language Use

All ages. Also use French [fra], Jula [dyu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Some in Jula or French.
Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Nanerige. Traditional religion, Muslim.