|Native to||Ivory Coast, Liberia|
|(50,000 cited 1993)|
Krumen is a dialect continuum spoken by the Krumen people of Liberia and Ivory Coast (Tabou and Grabo subprefectures). It is a branch of the Grebo languages, a subfamily of the Kru languages and ultimately of the Niger–Congo languages. It had 48,300 speakers in 1993. The main varieties are:
- Tepo: Tepo, Bapo, Wlopo / Ropo, Dapo, Honpo, Yrepo / Kapo, Glawlo dialects
- Pye: Trepo, Wluwe-Hawlo, Gbowe-Hran, Wlepo, Dugbo, Yrewe / Giriwe / Jrwe [ɟʀwe] / Jrewe, Yapo, Pie dialects
Plapo has only a hundred speakers and no dialectal variation.
- Tepo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
Pye at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
Plapo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
- Ethnologue report on Krumen at SIL
- Marchese, Lynell. 1983. Atlas linguistique Kru: nouvelle edition. Abidjan: Agence de Coopération Culturelle et Technique (ACCT).