Gurunsi languages

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Grũsi
Gurunsi
Ethnicity: Gurunsi peoples
Geographic
distribution:
Burkina Faso, northern Ghana and Togo
Linguistic classification: Niger–Congo
Glottolog: grus1239[1]

The Grũsi or Gurunsi languages are a group of Gur languages, comprising about 20 languages spoken by the Gurunsi peoples. The Grũsi languages are spoken in northern Ghana, adjacent areas of Burkina Faso, and Togo. The largest language in the Grusi group is Kabiye, a language spoken by approximately 1,200,000 people (of which 550,000 are native speakers) throughout central Togo.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Grũsi". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.