Doghose language

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RegionBurkina Faso
Native speakers
(20,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3dos
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Dogosé, or Doghose, is a Gur language of Burkina Faso.

There are multiple spellings of this name, due to the difficulties of spelling the second consonant, [ɣ]. Dogosé is currently preferred, but traditional Doghose is found in much of the literature. Rarer spellings are (Doro) Doghosié, Dokhosié, Dorhossié, Dorhosye, Dorosie, Dorossé and, with a different suffix, Dokhobe, Dorobé.

Dialect, which are close, are Klamaasise, Mesise, Lutise, Gbeyãse, Sukurase, Gbogorose.


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