Birifor, Malba

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Birifo, Malba-Birifor, Northern Birifor
Population

108,000 in Burkina Faso (1993). Many monolinguals.

Location

Southwest, Poni Province. Also in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Birifor, Wile.

Language Use

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

Language Development
NT: 1994.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

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