Yaouré

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Yaure, Yohowré, Youré
Population

40,000 (2012 V. Vydrin).

Location

Marahoué Region, Bouaflé department, Bouaflé subprefecture, Yaouré canton, bounded south by Red Bandama, east by White Bandama river, north by Lake Kossou, west by Bouaflé.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bhoo, Klan, Taan, Yaan, Yoo. Most similar to Guro [goa].

Language Use

Also use Guro [goa], Baoulé [bci], or Jula [dyu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 1999.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.