Sénoufo, Syenara

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A language of Mali

Alternate Names
Senare, Senari, Shenara, Syenara
Population

155,000 (2010 SIL), decreasing.

Location

Southeast Sikasso Region, Kadiolo circle.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous). Recognized language (1982, Decree No. 159 of 19 July, Article 1).

Language Use

All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Bamanankan [bam], Jula [dyu], Supyire Sénoufo [spp].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 2% in Supyire [spp], 11% in Bambara [bam] (2007 M. Coulibaly). Radio programs.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], limited usage.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.