Birifor, Malba

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Birifo, Malba-Birifor, Northern Birifor
Population

108,000 (1993). Many monolinguals.

Location

Sud-Ouest region: Bougouriba, Ioba, Noumbie and Poni provinces; west of Black Volta river.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Wile, Birifor.

Language Use

All ages. Also use French [fra], Jula [dyu], Lobi [lob], Mòoré [mos].

Language Development
NT: 1994.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Dagaari [dgd], Wali [wlx], and Birifor [biv] of Ghana are separate languages. Traditional religion, Christian.

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