Sénoufo, Nanerigé


A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Naani, Nandereke, Nandergé, Nanergué, Nanergé, Nanerige

50,000 (1985 census). All Senoufo languages: 173,000 (2009 UNSD).


Hauts-Bassins region: Houet province, Bobo-Dioulasso department; Kenedougou province, Djigouera and north.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).


Some intelligibility with Sicite Senoufo [sep]. No significant dialects or subgroups.

Language Use

Used by all. Also use French [fra], Jula [dyu].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L2: Some in Jula [dyu] or French [fra].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.

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