Sapo

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A language of Liberia

Alternate Names
Sarpo, Southern Krahn
Population

36,400 (2006).

Location

East, Sinoe and Grand-Gedeh (Putu) counties. Adjacent to Eastern Krahn [kqo] language area, Tchien dialect.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Juarzon, Kabade (Karbardae), Nomopo (Nimpo), Putu, Sinkon (Senkon), Waya (Wedjah). Lexical similarity: 84%–97% between Western Wè [wec] and Sapo dialects, including some Wè dialects in Côte d’Ivoire.

Language Development
Bible portions: 1956.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.