Landoma language

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Landoma
Native to Guinea
Native speakers
(14,000 cited 1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ldm
Glottolog land1256[2]

Landoma (Landouman, Landuma), or Cocoli, is a language of western Guinea. It is the most populous of the Baga languages, in the Mel branch of the Niger–Congo language family. It is related to Temne of Sierra Leone.

The language sometimes goes by the name of one of its dialects, Tiapi (Tyapi, Tyopi) a.k.a. Tapessi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Landoma at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Landoma". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.