Krim

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A language of Sierra Leone

Alternate Names
Kim, Kimi, Kirim, Kittim
Population

500 (1990 Christian Reformed Church). Ethnic population: 11,700 (2006).

Location

Coast between Sherbro [bun] and Vai [vai] language areas, along Krim river.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 44%–45% with Sherbro [bun], 34% with Northern Bullom [bum].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Sherbro [bun], and being absorbed into the Mende [men] group.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.