Sapo language

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Native to Liberia
Native speakers
36,000 (2006)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 krn
Glottolog sapo1251[2]

The Sapo language, also known as Sarpo or Southern Krahn, is a Kru language of the Niger–Congo language family. It is spoken in eastern Liberia, primarily in Grand Gedeh County and Sinoe County, by the Sapo people. Its dialects include: Juarzon, Kabade (Karbardae), Nomopo (Nimpo), Putu, Sinkon (Senkon), and Waya (Wedjah).

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  1. ^ Sapo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Sapo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.