Kono

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A language of Guinea

Population

90,000 (2001).

Location

Nzérékoré region: Lola prefecture, east of Morissimandougou to Cote d’Ivoire border.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Guu, Klo, Lora, Mohuru Ta, Nanaa, Vee Po, Zokota. Lexical similarity: 52%–67% with Kpelle [gkp].

Language Use

Also use Eastern Maninkakan [emk]. Used as L2 by Konyanka Maninka [mku].

Other Comments

Different from Kono [kno] of Sierra Leone.