Lorhon language

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Region Ivory Coast, Burkina
Ethnicity Ténbó
Native speakers
(8,000 cited 1991–1999)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 lor
Glottolog teen1242[2]
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Person Ténsé
People Ténbó
Language Téén

Lorhon, or Teen, is a Niger–Congo language of Ivory Coast and across the border in Burkina Faso.

As with Doghose, there are spelling variants to accommodate the sound [ɣ]: Loghon, Lorhon, Loron. Other names are Nabe, Tegesie, Ténhé, and Tuni.


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