Kalamsé

Print

A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Kalemsé, Kalenga, Sàmòmá
Population

9,570 in Burkina Faso (1985 census). Population total all countries: 12,070.

Location

Boucle du Muhoun region: Sourou province, Tougan subdistrict, on Mali border.

Language Maps
Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kasoma (East Kalamsé), Logremma (Logma, West Kalamsé).

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Grammar. Bible portions: 1978.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], no longer in use.

Other Comments

Glossonym: Kalemse (pl.), Kalenga (sg.) distinct from Samo. Traditional religion, Muslim.

Also spoken in:

Expand All Collapse All