Sisaala language

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Sisaala
Sissala
Region Ghana, Burkina
Native speakers
150,000  (1991–2003)[1]
Niger–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Variously:
ssl – Western Sisaala
sil – Tumulung Sisaala
sld – Burkina Sissala

Sisaala (Sissala) is a Gur language cluster spoken in Ghana near the town of Tumu[2] and in the neighbouring republic of Burkina Faso. Western Sisaala is intermediate between Burkina and Tumulung Sisaala.

Paasaal is similar and also called (Southern) Sisaala.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Sisaala at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Tumulung Sisaala at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Burkina Sissala at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Edited by M.E.Kropp Dakubu, The Languages of Ghana, Kegan Paul International, 1988.
  • Sisaala–English English–Sisaala Dictionary (1975). Ghana Institute of Linguistics, 231 pp. ISBN 9964-92-298-1. [Western Sisaala]