Supyire Language

Supyire Language

Supyire, or Suppire, is the name of a language centralized in the Sikasso Region region of southeastern Mali, in western Africa. Supyire is spoken by an estimated 364,000 Supyire people, according to Ethnologue. The language belongs to the larger language group of Senufo, a member of the Gur subgroup of Niger–Congo languages. In their native language, the noun sùpyìré literally translates into both “the people” and “the language spoken by the people”.

Read more about Supyire Language:  Background, Number System

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Supyire Language - Number System
... The number system of the Supyire people is unique, and quite confusing ... system and close contact with neighboring Bambara people, the Supyire have been slowly disregarding this system ... Like other languages in this region, numerals that refer to money (in this instance, the franc) are counted in groups of five ...

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