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This is a report on a sociolinguistic survey of the Jwira language. The survey was carried out in 1995 by Sameul Ntumy and Ebenezer Boafo of Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literacy and Bible Translation(GILLBT).
The purpose of the study was to gather data suited to helping GILLBT administrators decide whether Jwira is a separate literature development need, or to link it to Nzema literacy efforts.
The language development need for Jwira was to be determined by:
If Jwira is to be developed, the second purpose of the survey would be to recommend the variety of Jwira that should be used as the reference dialect.