Languages of Burkina Faso

2017-07-27T20:34:46+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Bissa language, Frafra language, Kar language, Mandinka language, Mossi language, Koromfe language, Nuni language, Birifor language, Kusasi language, Hausa language, Dyula language, Tusya language, Cwi Bwamu language, Tuareg languages, Lobi language, Bolon language, Gourmanché language, Kasena language, Cerma language, Nanerigé language, Natioro language, Syer-Tenyer language, Tamasheq language, Dagaare language, Bwa languages, Burkina Sign Language, Sucite language, Kaansa language, Western Plains Dogon, Puguli language, Bomu language, Varieties of American Sign Language, Buamu language, Láá Láá Bwamu language, Paleni language, Kpee language, Siamou language, Humburi Senni language, Samwe language flashcards Languages of Burkina Faso
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  • Bissa language
    Bissa (Bisa) is a Mande language that is spoken by the Bissa people of Burkina Faso, Ghana and (marginally) Togo.
  • Frafra language
    Frafra or Farefare, also known as Gurenɛ, is the language of the Frafra people of northern Ghana, particularly the Upper East Region, and southern Burkina Faso.
  • Kar language
    Kar (Kler), or Eastern Karaboro, is a central Senufo of Burkina Faso.
  • Mandinka language
    The Mandinka language (Mandi'nka kango), or Mandingo, is a Mandé language spoken by the Mandinka people of the Casamance region of Senegal, the Gambia, and northern Guinea-Bissau.
  • Mossi language
    The Mossi language (known in the language as Mooré; also Mòoré, Mõõré, Moré, Moshi, Moore, More) is one of two official regional languages of Burkina Faso, closely related to the Frafra language spoken just across the border in the northern half of Ghana and less-closely to Dagbani and Mampruli further south.
  • Koromfe language
    Koromfe is a Gur language spoken in a U-shaped area around the town of Djibo, in the north of Burkina Faso and southeastern Mali, bordering Dogon Country.
  • Nuni language
    Nuni is the Gur language continuum of the Nuna people of Burkina Faso.
  • Birifor language
    Birifor is a pair of Gur languages of Burkina Faso (Northern Birifor) and Ghana (Southern Birifor).
  • Kusasi language
    Kusaal, or Kusasi (Qusasi), is a Gur language spoken primarily in northern Ghana.
  • Hausa language
    Hausa (/ˈhaʊsə/) (Yaren Hausa or Harshen Hausa) is the Chadic language (a branch of the Afroasiatic language family) with the largest number of speakers, spoken as a first language by about 35 million people, and as a second language by millions more in Nigeria, and millions more in other countries, for a total of at least 41 million speakers.
  • Dyula language
    Jula (Dyula, Dioula) is a Mande language spoken in Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, and Mali.
  • Tusya language
    Tusya, also spelled Tusiã, Tusian, Toussian and also known as Wín, is a language or languages of Burkina Faso, formerly linked with the Gur languages, that is of uncertain affiliation.
  • Cwi Bwamu language
    Cwi Bwamu, or simply Cwi (Twĩ), is a Gur language of Burkina Faso.
  • Tuareg languages
    Tuareg (English pronunciation: /ˈtwɑːrɛɡ/), also known as Tamasheq (English pronunciation: /ˈtæməʃɛk/), Tamajaq, or Tamahaq, and ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵌⴰⵆ in Tifinagh, is a Berber language, or a family of very closely related languages and dialects, spoken by the Tuareg Berbers, in large parts of Mali, Niger, Algeria, Libya, and Burkina Faso, with a few speakers, the Kinnin, in Chad.
  • Lobi language
    Lobi (also Miwa and Lobiri) is a Gur language of Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Ghana.
  • Bolon language
    Bolon is a Manding language of Burkina Faso.
  • Gourmanché language
    Gourmanchéma (Goulmacema, Gourma, Gourmantche, Gulimancema, Gulmancema, Gurma) is a major language of the Gurma people spoken in from Burkina Faso across northern Togo and Benin and as far as Niger.
  • Kasena language
    Kasem (Kassena) is the language of the Kassena ethnic group and is a Gur language spoken in the Upper East Region of northern Ghana and in Burkina Faso.
  • Cerma language
    Cerma (Kirma) is a Gur language of Burkina Faso.
  • Nanerigé language
    Nanerige is a Senufo language spoken in south-western Burkina Faso.
  • Natioro language
    Natioro (Natyoro), or Koo’ra, is a Niger–Congo language of Burkina Faso spoken by a caste of blacksmiths.
  • Syer-Tenyer language
    Syer-Tenyer, or Western Karaboro, is a pair of Senufo dialects of Burkina Faso.
  • Tamasheq language
    The Tamasheq language is a variety of the Tuareg languages.
  • Dagaare language
    Dagaare is the maternal language of the Dagaaba people in Ghana and Burkina Faso.
  • Bwa languages
    The Bwa languages (Bwamu, Bomu) are a branch of the Gur languages spoken by over half a million Bwa people of Burkina Faso and Mali.
  • Burkina Sign Language
    Burkina Sign Language (in French: Langue des signes mossi) is the indigenous sign language of the Deaf community in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou.
  • Sucite language
    Sucite is a Senufo language spoken in southwestern Burkina Faso by approximately 35,000 people.
  • Kaansa language
    Kaansa, also known as Gan (Gã), is a Gur language of Burkina Faso.
  • Western Plains Dogon
    The Dogon dialects of the western plains below the Bandiagara Escarpment is Mali are mutually intelligible.
  • Puguli language
    Puguli or Phuie (Pwĩẽ) is the language of the Phuo people.
  • Bomu language
    The Bo language of West Africa, Bomu (Boomu), also identified as Western Bobo Wule, is a Gur language of Burkina Faso and Mali.
  • Varieties of American Sign Language
    American Sign Language (ASL) developed in the United States and Canada, but has spread around the world.
  • Buamu language
    The principal Bwa language, Eastern Bobo Wule (Buamu, Bwamu), is a Gur language of Burkina Faso.
  • Láá Láá Bwamu language
    Láá Láá Bwamu is a Gur language of Burkina Faso.
  • Paleni language
    Paleni (Paléni), also known as Wara (Ouara, Ouala), is a minor Niger–Congo language spoken in the village of Faniagara in Burkina.
  • Kpee language
    The Kpee language, Kpeego, commonly called Numu (Noumoukan), is a Mande language spoken by blacksmiths (numu) in Burkina Faso.
  • Siamou language
    The Siamou language, also known as Sɛmɛ (Seme), is a Kru language of the Niger–Congo language family.
  • Humburi Senni language
    Humburi Senni, or Central Songhay, is a variety of Southern Songhai spoken in the Hombori region, straddling the Burkina–Mali border.
  • Samwe language
    Samwé (Samoe), also known as Wara (Ouara, Ouala), is a Niger–Congo language of Burkina.