Bom

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A language of Sierra Leone

Alternate Names
Bome, Bomo, Bum
Population

5,580 (2006), decreasing.

Location

Along Bome river.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Lexical similarity: 66%–69% with Sherbro [bun] dialects, 34% with Krim [krm].

Language Use

Shifting to Mende [men].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.