Krio
noun Etymology: Krio, speaker of Krio, Krio language, perhaps from Yoruba Kiriyó Christian, ultimately from Portuguese crioulo Creole Date: 1955 an English-based creole spoken in Sierra Leone

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  • Krio — Gesprochen in Sierra Leone  Sierra Leone Sprecher ca. 500.000 Muttersprachler, ca. 4 Millionen Zweitsprachler Linguistisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Krio — may refer to: *Sierra Leone Creole people *Krio language, language of the Sierra Leone Krio people *Krio Dayak people, an ethnic group in West Kalimantan, Indonesia *Krio Dayak language *Krio River, in West Kalimantan, Indonesia *Cape Krio, place …   Wikipedia

  • KRIO — may refer to: * KRIO FM, a radio station at 104.1 FM in Pearsall, Texas, United States * KRIO (AM), a radio station at 910 AM in McAllen, Texas, United States …   Wikipedia

  • Krio — /ˈkrioʊ/ (say kreeoh) noun 1. the lingua franca of Sierra Leone, an English based creole with some influence from Yoruba. 2. someone who speaks Krio as his or her native language. –adjective 3. of or relating to Krio …   Australian English dictionary

  • Krio — Krio, Vorgebirg 1) auf der Westküste von Candia; 2) im südwestlichen Kleinasien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • krio- — DEFINICIJA kao prvi dio riječi označava sve što je vezano uz vrlo niske temperature [krioterapija] ETIMOLOGIJA grč. krýos: mraz, studen …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • krio- — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}} pierwszy człon wyrazów złożonych wskazujący na związek z niską temperaturą, lodem; np. {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}kriochirurgia, krioterapia {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} <gr.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Krio — Prueba Wikipedia en Krio en la Incubadora de Wikimedia Krio es un idioma criollo nativo en la comunidad sierraleoneses en la capital de Freetown del (inglés: Pueblolibre) 100.000 decendentes de esclavos liberados estadounidenses. También es la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • krio — ˈkrēō noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Krio, speaker of Krio, Krio language, perhaps from Yoruba Kìrìyó Christian, from an African coastal pidgin or creole language, from Portuguese crioulo Creole more at creole : an English based… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Krio — Le Krio est une langue parlée au Sierra Leone. Il unit les différents groupes ethniques du pays, bien que l anglais reste la langue officielle. Il est basé sur l anglais et trouve son origine de la langue des esclaves affranchis des Antilles s… …   Wikipédia en Français

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