Lelemi

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A language of Ghana

Alternate Names
Buem, Lafana, Lefana
Population

48,900 (2003), increasing.

Location

Southeast, Jasikan town.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Typology

SVO

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Some also use Akan [aka].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Grammar. NT: 1995.
Writing
Latin script, used since 1989.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.