Liberian English


A language of Liberia

Alternate Names
Liberian Pidgin English
Language Maps
Language Status

3 (Wider communication).


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).