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Baule is one of the Kwa group of Niger-Congo languages. Spoken by about one and half million people of the Ivory coast. It is one of the two most important regional languages of the country.The other being Dyula - a variety of Mandekan. Baule has twelve vowels, including five nasal vowels.All syllables end with a vowel.It has two modified tones but modified in context, making a fairly complex sound pattern.Baule has heavily borrowed from French.

Baule is spoken/used in Ghana

Language Family
Family: Niger-Congo
Subgroup: Western Sudanic
Branch: Kwa

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