Kono

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A language of Guinea

Population

90,000 (2001).

Location

Mainly Lola Prefecture; Beyla Prefecture, east of Morissimandougou to Cote d’Ivoire border; Nzerekore Prefecture, northeast.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 52%–67% with Kpelle [gkp].

Language Use

Used as L2 by Konyanka Maninka [mku].

Other Comments

Different from Kono [kno] of Sierra Leone.