Bété, Guiberoua

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Central Bété, Western Bété
Population

130,000 (1993 SIL).

Location

Sassandra-Marahoué District, Daloua, Issia, and Guiberoua subprefectures; Bas-Sassandra District, Soubre, Buyo, Gregbeu, and Ouaragahio subprefectures; also in Gôh-Djiboua District.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Guiberoua, Soubré. Reportedly most similar to Godié [god].

Language Use

Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Grammar. NT: 1982.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Bete [byf] of Nigeria. Christian, traditional religion.