Language Ben Tey

edited by Heath, Jeffrey and Moran, Steven

Ben Tey ('Beni Language') is an Eastern Dogon language, belonging to the Beni-Walo-Nanga subgroup and is spoken in the villages of Beni and to a lesser extent Gamni (3 km apart). Both villages are on a relatively narrowl rocky shelf (plateau) south of Douentza. A divergent dialect is said to be spoken in the village of Komboy.


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