Dzùùngoo

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Dzùùn, Eastern Duun, Kpango, Samogho, Samogo, Samoro
Population

L1 users: 13,400 (1998 P. Solomiac). 4,020 monolinguals.

Location

Hauts-Bassins region: Kenedougou province, Samogohiri and Samorogouan departments, Orodara town area, Diomou, Gnalé, Samogo-Iri, Samogogouan, Saraba, Sokouraba, and Todié. Cascades region: Leraba province, Sindou and Kankalaba departments (Kpeengo dialect).

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kpangoo (Samorogouan), Dzùùngoo (Samogohiri), Kpeengo.

Typology

SOV; postpositions; genitives before noun heads; articles, adjectives, numerals, relatives after noun heads; question word final; 2 suffixes; word order distinguishes subjects, objects, topic; causatives; comparatives; V, CV, CCV; tonal.

Language Use

All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use French [fra], Jula [dyu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5% in French [fra]. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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