Glio-Ubi language

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Native toLiberia, Ivory Coast
Native speakers
(6,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3oub

The Glio-Oubi language (Glio-Ubi) is a Kru language of the Niger–Congo language family. It is spoken in northeast Liberia, where it is known as Glio, and in western Ivory Coast, where it is known as Oubi or Ubi. It has a lexical similarity of 0.75 with the Glaro-Twabo language.[3]

In 1991, Glio-Oubi was spoken by 3,500 people in Liberia and 2,500 in Ivory Coast.[4]

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  1. ^ Glio-Ubi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Glio-Oubi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed) (2005). "Glio-Oubi". Ethnologue: Languages of the World. SIL International. Retrieved 2008-03-08.
  4. ^ Vanderaa, Larry (1991). A survey for Christian Reformed World Missions of missions and churches in West Africa. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Christian Reformed World Missions.