Bassari language

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Not to be confused with Bassari language (Togo).
Basari
Oniyan
Native to Guinea, Senegal
Ethnicity Bassari
Native speakers
23,000  (1991–2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bsc
Glottolog bass1258[2]
Person aliyan
People biliyan
Language oniyan
Country Liyan

Basari, or Oniyan (Onian, Onëyan, Ayan, Biyan, Wo), is a Senegambian language of Senegal and Guinea spoken by traditional hunter-gatherers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Basari at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Bassari". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.