Guro language

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RegionIvory Coast
Native speakers
500,000 (2012)[1]
  • Mande
    • Eastern Mande
      • Southeastern
        • Mano–Dan
          • Guro–Tura
            • Guro–Yaure
              • Guro
Language codes
ISO 639-3goa

Guro (Gouro), also known as Kweni (Kwéndré) and Lo, is a Mande language spoken by approximately a million people in Ivory Coast, primarily in the areas of Haut-Sassandra and Marahoue, and the Goh.

Writing system[edit]

Guro alphabet (2008)[2]
a an b bh c d e ɛ ɛn f g i in ɩ j k kp l m n nw ny o ɔ ɔn p s t u un ʋ w y z


  1. ^ Guro at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Kuznetsova & Kuznetsova 2021.