Although English, as the official language, is spoken in schools, government administration and the media, Krio is widely spoken as a lingua franca. As of 2005, approximately 97% of the population speak the Krio language (either as first, second or third language).
How many languages are spoken in Sierra Leone?
According to the 2004 Census of Sierra Leone, the country has 18 major languages. Krio is the most widely spoken language but it is only spoken by 10% of the population as their primary language.
What language is Blood Diamond?
English MendeAfrikaansKrio Blood Diamond/Languages
How do you greet someone in Sierra Leone?
1:065:28How To Speak Krio | Basic Greetings In Sierra Leone - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipOkay if youre in Freetown Sierra Leone bow Kenema any of the villages.MoreOkay if youre in Freetown Sierra Leone bow Kenema any of the villages.
What is the toughest language in the world?
Mandarin. As mentioned before, Mandarin is unanimously considered the toughest language to master in the world! Spoken by over a billion people in the world, the language can be extremely difficult for people whose native languages use the Latin writing system.
Is Sierra Leone a poor or rich country?
Sierra Leone remains among the worlds poorest countries, ranking 180th out of 187 countries in the Human Development Index in 2011. Decades of economic decline and 11 years of armed conflict had dramatic consequences on the economy.
How do you say goodbye in Sierra Leone?
Below is a guide to the pronunciation of the vowels of Krio. 1. ɛ as in English bed. Krio words and phrases.EnglishKrioGirltitiGood Byea de goGrillkolpɔtHappygladi109 more rows
How do you say goodnight in Sierra Leone?
The Sierra Leone WebFamεisia - GreetingsMu kpכkכ hoe כ muva hoeGud nait כ guud baiGood night or goodbyeMm, ma lכ gbכma hoeYεs, we shal sii ich כthε agεnYes, we shall see each other againNga va Mכmכ maGiv mכmכ mai gritiŋzGive Momo my greetingsNya gohunεingכe bi lכvaAi am glad tu sii yuuI am glad to see you34 more rows
What is the richest language?
English The Top 10 Business Languages of the World in 2018 by GDP (IMF)RankLanguageGDP($US Billions)1English28.0882Chinese26.563Spanish8.174Arabic7.16 more rows•29 Nov 2018