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A language of Liberia

Alternate Names
Gallinas, Gallines, Vei, Vy
Population

104,000 in Liberia (2006). Population total all countries: 119,500.

Location

West, Grand Cape Mount County.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Different from Kono [kno] of Sierra Leone.

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Also use English [eng], Gola [gol], Mende [men].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 10%. Grammar. NT: 2002.
Writing

Latin script [Latn]. Vai script [Vaii], primary usage.

Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion.

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