Neyo

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Gwibwen, Towi
Population

L1 users: 9,200 (1993 SIL).

Location

Bas-Sassandra district: Sassandra subprefecture, Kébé and Neyo cantons, from Niégba west to Dagbégo east and Niabayo north.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Reportedly most similar to the Kagbo dialect of Godié [god], but they consider themselves a separate ethnic group. May be more similar to a Dida language than to a Bété language.

Language Use

Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Grammar.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.

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