Kuranko language

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Kuranko
Native toSierra Leone, Guinea
EthnicityKuranko people
Native speakers
(270,000 in Sierra Leone (2006)
55,000 in Guinea cited 1991)[1]
Niger–Congo
  • Mande
    • Western Mande
      • Central–Western
        • Central Mande
          • Manding–Jogo
            • Manding–Vai
Language codes
ISO 639-3knk
Glottologkura1250[2]

Kuranko is a Mande language spoken by approximately 350,000 Kuranko people in Sierra Leone and Guinea. In Guinea it blends into Eastern Maninkakan dialectologically, but the people are ethnically distinct.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kuranko at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Kuranko". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.