Bandial (banjal)

Link to EthnologueEthnologue Language Code: bqj

Language name: Bandial


Population:  11,200 in Senegal (2006), increasing.

Region:   Between Casamance River north, the Kamobeul Bolôn west, Ziguinchor-Oussouye road south, and Brin-Nyassia road east, Affiniam, Badiate-Grand, Bandial, Brin, Enampor, Essil, Etama, Kamobeul, and Seleky villages; Affiniam village north of Casamance River. 

Other names:  banjaal, eegima, eegimaa

Dialects: Affiniam, Bandial, Elun (Hulon, Kuluunaay, Kujireray). Lexical similarity: 74% between Bandial and Affiniam dialects, 76% between Bandial and Elun.

Literacy and Literature Resources

Literacy ResourcesClick here for available Bandial literacy and literature resources. (11 currently available)



Arts and Culture Resources

Arts and Culture ResourcesClick here for available Bandial arts and culture resources, including ethnomusicology documents. (0 currently available)



Linguistic Resources

Linguistic ResourcesClick here for available Bandial linguistic resources (orthography, grammar etc.). (4 currently available)



Other Language Resources

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