Liberian English

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A language of Liberia

Alternate Names
Liberian Pidgin English
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Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Dialects

Kru Pidgin English. Regional dialects.

Language Use

1,500,000 L2 speakers (1984 census).

Language Development
Radio programs.
Other Comments

As different from standard English as is Sierra Leone Krio [kri] repidginized from American Black English of the 1800s (Holm 1989).