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There are a lot of languages spoken in Africa. It may not necessarily look like it on the surface, as most African countries have designated English, French, Arabic, or Portuguese as their national language. Indeed, these imported languages are frequently used as lingua francas to connect the disparate ethnic groups in a single country and are especially popular among the educated classes. But the reality is that most Africans speak a local, indigenous language as their first—languages like Moba.

You’ll find roughly 570,000 native speakers of Moba scattered throughout multiple countries in West Africa, but like many other minority languages in Africa, it finds itself overshadowed by larger languages, such as English and French. Only roughly 80% of the ethnic Bimoba population speaks the Moba language, and the language is at risk of further erosion. It’s important to support minority languages like Moba—and that’s why we at have decided to launch our own Moba translation team.

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What kind of language is Moba?

Most Moba speakers live in northeastern Ghana and northwestern Togo—Ghanaian Moba speakers number roughly 250,000, while the number of Moba speakers in Togo is roughly 320,000. Additionally, approximately 2,000 more speakers live in Burkina Faso. The Ghanaian and Togolese dialects are distinct—the dialect known as Moba is spoken in Togo and Burkina Faso, while the Ghanaian variant is known as Bimoda. Mutual intelligibility between the two can be limited. Moba also has a number of subdialects: Natchaba, Ben, Lok, and Yanbann.

In terms of its linguistic classification, Moba is a Niger–Congo language of the Gur variety, specifically located on the Oti–Volta branch. It’s related to Konkomba, also spoken in Ghana, Togo, and Burkina Faso. Moba features a default word order of subject-verb-object, just like English, but unlike English, it places nouns before demonstratives (e.g., “this” and “that”) and numerals. It heavily prefixes suffixes over prefixes, using suffixes on verbs to mark tense and aspect. Like the majority of West African languages, Moba is also a tonal language, meaning the tone with which a word is said can change the meaning of a word or sentence. These and other challenges make Moba hard to translate, but not to worry: our Moba translators are native speakers with the necessary experience to deliver high-quality translations.

Flexible Moba translation services are our forte.

Our Moba translation team features translators from Ghana, translators from Togo, and even translators from Burkina Faso. We cover both the Moba and Bimoba dialects, as well as the subdialects of Natchaba, Ben, Lok, and Yanbann. Whoever you work with on our Moba translation team, you can rest assured that your Moba translation project is in the competent hands of a passionate and native-speaking Moba translator capable of translating both to and from Moba.

What if your document falls into a niche category—say, a research questionnaire or lesson materials, business correspondence or promotional materials, or a creative work like a story or website? No worries—that’s why we hired specialists for our Moba translation team. We provide academic translation, business translation, literary translation, localization services, and more, in a huge array of disciplines, industries, genres, and subject matters. You don’t even have to worry if your text employs a lot of technical vocabulary—you can simply request a Moba translator who has expertise in your area. That’s how we guarantee quality with every order—so don’t hesitate to make any special requests. Our Moba translators will always try to accommodate your needs.

Anyone who needs Moba translation services can get them from us. If you’d like to get the ball rolling, simply reach out and place an order now!


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