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Tajuasohn language

Native to Liberia
Native speakers
9,600  (1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tja
Glottolog taju1238[2]

The Tajuasohn language, also known as Tajuason, Tajuoso, and Tajuosohn, is a Kru language of the Niger–Congo language family. It is spoken primarily in Sinoe County in eastern Liberia by members of five local clans.[3]

In 1991, Tajuasohn was spoken by 9,600 people.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Tajuasohn at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Tajuasohn". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed) (2005). "Tajuasohn". Ethnologue: Languages of the World. SIL International. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  4. ^ Vanderaa, Larry (1991). A survey for Christian Reformed World Missions of missions and churches in West Africa. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Christian Reformed World Missions. 

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