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  • Nov 27, 2011
  • 10:21 AM

“A de pan kam”: Language “corruption” or “enrichment”?

Sheik Umarr Kamarah / Patriotic Vanguard
Krio, a member of the creole family of languages, is Sierra Leone’s national lingua franca. The language has been designated as one of the four national languages; the others are Hu-Limba, Mende and Kʌ-Themnε. Many people in the diaspora may not be aware, but these languages are now being taught in schools and colleges; their orthographies have been standardized.

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