Kalamsé

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Kalemsé, Sàmòmá
Autonym
Sàmó
Population

L1 users: 9,570 (1985 census). Total users in all countries: 12,070.

Location

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

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

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

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Literature. Grammar. Bible portions: 1978.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], no longer in use.

Other Comments

Distinct from other Samo languages. Traditional religion, Muslim.

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