Aizi, Aproumu

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Ahizi, Apro, Aproin, Aprou, Aproumu, Aprwe, Oprou
Population

6,500 (1999 SIL).

Location

Lagunes district: Dabou subprefecture, Allaba village; Jacqueville subprefecture, Attoutou A, Attoutou B, Bapo (Allaba B, Taboth), Koko, and Tefredji villages on Ebrié lagoon banks.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Also use French [fra], learned by young people in school.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Ethnonym: Chicalé for Lélémrin (Tiagbamrin); Amaboué for Mobumrin; Akabu, Opro, Saptomrin, and Tchavamrin used in different Mobu and Lélé villages to refer to Apro; Ed-eyng by Adioukrou, Ezibo by Alladian to refer to all the Aizi groups. Christian.

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