Konkomba

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A language of Ghana

Alternate Names
Kpankpamba
Population

500,000 in Ghana (2003), increasing. Population total all countries: 550,100.

Location

Northeast border area, Guerin, Yendi district; north central, many scattered groups. Also in Togo.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Lichabool, Ligbeln, Likoonli (Likonl, Liquan), Limonkpel, Linafiel, Nalong.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Also use Akan [aka], Bassari [bsc], Hausa [hau], or English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–10%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%. Dictionary. Bible: 1998–2009.
Writing
Braille script, used since 1990. Latin script, used since 1964, primary usage.
Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Bikpakpam. Patrilineal, patrilocal. Traditional religion, Christian.

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