Zialo

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A language of Guinea

Alternate Names
Shialu, Ziolo, Ziyolo
Population

25,000 (2010 V. Vydrin).

Location

Nzérékoré Region, Macenta prefecture, Zembezou and Panziazou subprefectures. 45 villages. About third of Zialo speakers live in the cities of Guinea.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bayawa, Kelighigo, Lawolozu, Wolo-Ziolo, Woyjawa. Reportedly similar to Bandi [bza] and Toma [tod].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.