Aka-Bo leid

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Aka-Bo or Bo is an extinct Great Andamanese leid, o the Northren group.[1] It wis spoken on the wast central coast o North Andaman[2] an on North Reef Island o the Andaman Islands in Indie. The Aka- at the beginning o the leid name is a common Great Andamanese prefix for wirds related to the tongue, which includes leid.[3]

Boa Sr., the last person who remembered any Bo,[4] dee'd on 26 January 2010, at the age o approximately 85.[5]

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  1. Ethnologue report of Aka-Bo
  2. Radcliffe-Brown, Alfred R. (1922). The Andaman Islanders. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  3. Temple, Richard C. (1902). A Grammar of the Andamanese Languages, being Chapter IV of Part I of the Census Report on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Superintendent's Printing Press: Port Blair.
  4. "GA Community". Vanishing Voices of the Great Andamanese (VOGA). Archived frae the original on 8 Februar 2010. Retrieved 5 Februar 2010.
  5. "Obituary for Boa Sr". Vanishing Voices of the Great Andamanese (VOGA). Retrieved 5 Februar 2010.

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