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 languages, 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 1.2 million people (of which 550,000 are native speakers) throughout central Togo.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Grusi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.