Daloa Bete is a member of the Eastern Kru branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It is spoken in western Ivory Coast, mainly in Daloa Department, part of the Haut-Sassandra Region of the Sassandra-Marahoué District. In 1993 there were about 130,000 speakers of Daloa Bete
Daloa Bete is also known as Daloua Bété, Northern Bété or Bété de Daloa. It is one of the Bete languages, a group of closely related languages or dialects spoken mainly in Ivory Coast, and also in Liberia, Nigeria and Ghana.
Daloa Bete is written with a version of the Latin alphabet. A syllabic script for the Bété languages was created in 1956 by Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, and is also used to some extent.
Information about the Daloa Bete language and alphabet
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