Grebo language


Grebo language
Grebo
Spoken in Liberia, Ivory Coast
Native speakers 265,000  (date missing)
Language family
Niger–Congo
  • Atlantic–Congo
    • Kru
      • Western Kru
        • Grebo languages
          • Grebo
Language codes
ISO 639-3 grb – Macrolanguage
individual codes:
grj – Southern (incl. Jabo)
grv – Central
gbo – Northern
gec – Gboloo
gry – Barclayville

Grebo is a Kru language of Liberia. All of the Grebo languages commonly go by the term Grebo, though in Ivory Coast Krumen is usual.


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  • Grebo — ISO 639 3 Code : grb ISO 639 2/B Code : grb ISO 639 2/T Code : grb ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Macrolanguage Language Type : Living Individual languages : Identifier : gbo Name: Northern Grebo Individual languages : Identifier : gec Name: Gboloo G …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

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  • Jabo language — Infobox Language name=Jabo pronunciation= [ ɟʱɑ₂bo₂] states=Liberia iso3=grj familycolor=Niger Congo fam2=Atlantic Congo fam3=Volta Congo fam4=Kru fam5=GreboThe Jabo language is a Kru language spoken by the Jabo people of Liberia. They have also… …   Wikipedia

  • Barclayville Grebo — ISO 639 3 Code : gry ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living Macrolanguages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) : grb Macrolanguages : Name : Grebo Individual languages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) :… …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Central Grebo — ISO 639 3 Code : grv ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living Macrolanguages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) : grb Macrolanguages : Name : Grebo Individual languages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) :… …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Gboloo Grebo — ISO 639 3 Code : gec ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living Macrolanguages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) : grb Macrolanguages : Name : Grebo Individual languages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) :… …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Northern Grebo — ISO 639 3 Code : gbo ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living Macrolanguages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) : grb Macrolanguages : Name : Grebo Individual languages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) :… …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Southern Grebo — ISO 639 3 Code : grj ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living Macrolanguages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) : grb Macrolanguages : Name : Grebo Individual languages : Identifier : (ISO 639 3) :… …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3