Bomu language

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Bo
Western Bobo Wule
Bomu
RegionBurkina Faso, Mali
EthnicityBwa
Native speakers
(56,000 in Burkina (1991)
100,000 in Mali cited 1976 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3bmq
Glottologbomu1247[2]
PersonBo
PeopleBwa
LanguageBomu

The Bo language of West Africa, Bomu (Boomu), also identified as Western Bobo Wule, is a Gur language of Burkina Faso and Mali.

Bomu is spoken by two groups of Bwa people, the Red Bobo, Bobo Wule (also spelled Bobo Oule), and the White Bobo, Bobo Gbe, also known as Kyan (also spelled Kian, Tian, Tyan, Can, Chan) or Tyanse.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bomu". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.