Mobu language

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Native to Ivory Coast
Ethnicity Aizi (Mobuin)
Native speakers
2,000 (1999)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ahm
Glottolog mobu1235[2]

The Mobu language, Mobumrin, is a Kru language spoken by ethnic Aizi (Ahizi) on the shores of Ébrié Lagoon in Ivory Coast. It is not intelligible with Lele (Tiagba), also spoken by Aizi at the lagoon.

The endonym is Mobuin, and the name for all Aizi is Frukpu.[3]


  1. ^ Mobu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Mobumrin Aizi". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Douglas Boone, Silué Lamine, MaryAnne Augustin. "L'Utilisation du Français et de l'Adoukrou par les Aizi" (2002, Société Internationale de Linguistique, Côte d’Ivoire) online