Mossi language


Mossi language
Mossi
Mòoré
Spoken in Burkina Faso, Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Togo
Native speakers 5 million  (1991)
Language family
Niger–Congo
  • Atlantic–Congo
Language codes
ISO 639-2 mos
ISO 639-3 mos
Langages of Burkina Faso.png
Majority areas of Mossi speakers, in pink, on a map of Burkina Faso.

The Mossi language, Mòoré (also Mooré, Moré, Moshi, Moore or More) is one of two official regional languages of Burkina Faso, closely related and mutually intelligible with the Dagbani language spoken in northern Ghana. It is the language of the Mossi people, spoken by approximately 5 million people in Burkina, plus another 60,000+ in Mali and Togo.

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