N’ko

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A language of Guinea

Location

Widespread Mande language mixture.

Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Language Use

Second language only.

Language Development
N’ko is both a script devised in 1949 as a writing system for the Mande languages, and the name of the literary language written in the script.
Writing

N’Ko script [Nkoo].

Other Comments

A mixture of Mande languages: Bamanankan [bam], Eastern Maninkakan [emk], Jula [dyu], and Mandinka [mnk].

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