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Sussu/Soussou/Sosso/Soso/Susu

Source: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - Guinea Country Office




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
923,000 (1993)


Usage By Country
Home Speakers: Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone

Background
It is spoken by nearly 1 million people . It belongs to the Mande branch (Western Sudanic group) of the Niger-Congo family and is written both in Latin and Arabic scripts. In Guinea, people have limited bilingualism in French, in Sierra Leone bilingualism in Krio or English.

Received 6/10/1998
Posted 9/3/1998
Checked 11/12/1998