Arbore

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A language of Ethiopia

Alternate Names
Arbora, Erbore, Irbore
Population

7,210 (2007 census). 3,900 monolinguals (1994 census). L2 users: 3,110.

Location

Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ region: South Omo zone; Oromia region: Lake Chew Bahir area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use Konso [kxc].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 14%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].