Miyobe

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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Bijobe, Biyobe, Kayobe, Kuyobe, Meyobe, Sola, Solamba, Solla, Sorouba, Soruba, Uyobe
Population

7,000 in Benin (1991). Population total all countries: 8,700.

Location

Northwest corner, Donga Department, Copargo commune; southern Atakora Department, Kounde, Boukombe communes.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 27% with Moba [mfq], 25% with Ditammari [tbz], 47% with Ngangam [gng].

Language Use

All ages. Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Grammar. NT: 2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.

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