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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Alada, Alada-Gbe, Egun, Goun, Gu, Gugbe, Gun-Alada, Gun-Gbe, Gungbe, Seto-Gbe, Toli-Gbe
Population

L1 users: 423,000 (2014 J. Leclerc). Total users in all countries: 682,000.

Location

Ouémé department: Adjarra, Akpro-Missérété, Avrankou, Porto-Novo communes; Plateau department: Sakete commune.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Ajra, Alada, Seto, Toli.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Fon [fon], French [fra]. Used as L2 by Defi Gbe [gbh], Eastern Xwla Gbe [gbx], Kotafon Gbe [kqk], Tofin Gbe [tfi].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Radio. Bible: 1923–1972.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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