West Teke language
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|Native to||Republic of Congo, Gabon|
|Ethnicity||Teke, Bongo Pygmies|
(some figures undated)
tyi – Tsaayi
lli – Laali
iyx – Yaa
tyx – Tyee (Kwe)
West Teke is a dialect continuum. The varieties are Tsaayi (Ge-Tsaya, Tyaye, Tsayi), Laali, Yaa (Yaka), and Tyee (Tee, Kwe). The dominant variety by far is Tsaayi.
- Tsaayi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Laali at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Yaa at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
Tyee (Kwe) at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "West Teke". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.
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