Dogon, Bunoge

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A language of Mali

Alternate Names
Budu-Tagu, Korandabo
Population

1,000 (2005 D. Douyon and R. Blench).

Location

Mopti region: Bandiagara circle, Goundaka township northeast of Mopti city, Boudou, Sangou, and Dakouma villages.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Nominal plural suffix aligns it with Ampari Dogon [aqd] and Mombo Dogon [dmb], but lexically quite different (Blench 2005).

Language Use

Fulfulde [ffm] is replacing Bunoge among younger generations (2012 J. Heath). All ages. Many also use Bamanankan [bam]. Most also use Maasina Fulfulde [ffm].

Language Development
Grammar.
Other Comments

Muslim.