Fon (Fon gbè)
Fon is a member of the Gbe branch of the Niger-Congo language
company. It is spoken mainly in Benin by about 1.7 million people,
and by a further 500,000 people in Togo.
Fon alphabet and pronunciation
Sample text in Fon
Acɛ, susu kpo sisi ɖokpo ɔ kpo wɛ gbɛtɔ bi ɖo ɖò gbɛwiwa tɔn hwenu; ye ɖo linkpɔn bɔ ayi yetɔn mɛ kpe lo bɔ ye ɖo na do alɔ yeɖee ɖi nɔvinɔvi ɖɔhun.
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They
are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another
in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Information about Fon |
Tower of Babel in Fon
Information about the Fon language
Fongbe Primer: Functional Fon Language for our Eveyday World
Other languages written with the Latin alphabet