Sherbro Language (bun)

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Also Known As: Shiba,Mampa,Amampa,Southern Bullom,Mampwa


The Sherbro language (also known as Southern Bullom, Shiba, Amampa, Mampa, and Mampwa) is an endangered language of Sierra Leone. It belongs to the Atlantic branch of the Niger-Congo language family. While Sherbro has more speakers than the other Bullom languages, its use is declining among the Sherbro people, in favor of English and Krio...... full article at Wikipedia

Location of Sherbro Language Speakers


Main Country: Sierra Leone
Spoken In:

Regions: Africa

ISO 639-3 Code: bun

Classification Taxonomy

All Languages

  Niger-Congo Group

    Atlantic-Congo Group

      Atlantic Atlantic-Congo Group

        Southern Atlantic Group

          Mel Southern Group

            Bullom-Kissi Group

              Bullom Group

                Southern Bullom Group

                  Sherbro Language