Sekpele (language)

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Spoken in

speaker 23,400 (2003)
Official status
Official language in a national language
Language codes
ISO 639 -1


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ISO 639-3


Sekpele (also Likpe , Mu , Bosele ) is a language with only about 23,400 speakers (2003) in the southeast of Ghana north of Hohoe on the border with Togo .

It is the language of the Sekpele people .

See also


  • Allan, EJ: Likpe . In: West African Language Datasheets, II. ME Kropp-Dakubu ed. Leiden: West African Linguistic Society / African Studies Center, Leiden, 1980.
  • Ameka, FK: Spatial information packaging in Ewe and Likpe: a comparative perspective. In: Comparing African spaces. S. Neumann ed. 7-34. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe, 1999.
  • Ameka, FK: The progressive aspect in Likpe: its implications for aspect and word order in Kwa. In: New directions in Ghanaian Linguistics. FK Ameka & EK Osam eds. 85-111. Legon: Linguistics Department, University of Ghana, 2002.
  • Ring, JA ed .: Language Structures of Sɛ kpɛ le (Likpe) . Tamale: Ghana Institute of Linguistics
  • Ring, JA, K. Okyerefo & C. Somevi 2002. The Sounds of S kpɛ le: a phonological description. Tamale: Ghana Institute of Linguistics Literacy and Bible Translation , 2003.
  • Westermann, D .: Four languages ​​from Mitteltogo: Likpe, Bowili, Akpafu and Adele, together with some remnants of the Boros languages . Messages from the Oriental Languages ​​Seminary, 25: 1-59, 1922.

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