Spoken L1 Language: Krio

Comments on subclassification

Hancock, Ian 1987

AES status:
not endangered
Source:
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2020
Comment:
Krio (kri-kri) = 3 (Wider communication). Brought to western part of Freetown, Sierra Leone in 1787 by early settlers from England. Used as trade language and for social interaction among all sixteen ethnic groups in Sierra Leone.
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