Sierra Leonean English

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Sierra Leonean English is the dialect of English spoken by Sierra Leoneans.


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[edit]

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