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A language of Guinea

Alternate Names
Sose, Soso, Soussou, Susoo
Population

906,000 in Guinea (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001). Total users in all countries: 1,094,110.

Location

Widespread in southwest.

Language Status

4 (Educational). De facto language of national identity.

Dialects

None known. Distinct from Yalunka [yal].

Language Use

Also use French [fra]. Used as L2 by Baga Koga [bgo], Baga Manduri [bmd], Baga Pokur [bcg], Baga Sitemu [bsp], Nalu [naj], Pular [fuf].

Language Development
Literacy materials taught in school. NT: 1884–2010.
Writing

Arabic script, Naskh variant [Arab]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.

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