Sierra Leonean English

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Sierra Leonean English is the dialect of English spoken by Sierra Leoneans which has been heavily influenced by the Sierra Leone Creole people.


Sierra Leonean English realizes /r/ as a voiced uvular fricative, or, more rarely, a uvular trill.[1] This is rare among accents of English.[2]

See also

  • Krio language, an English-based creole language originally spoken by the Krio people in Sierra Leone and today the country's main lingua franca.



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