Susu (Sosoxi)

Susu is a member of the Mande branch of Niger-Congo languages spoken by about 1.1 million people in Guinea in West Africa, and also Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and Sierra Leone. It is one of the national languages of Guinea and is spoken mainly along the coast of the country.

Susu alphabet and pronunciation

Susu alphabet and pronunciation

Sample text

Adamadie birin barixinɛ e lan yɛtɛralui kui, yɛtɛ kolonyi nun yɛtɛ suxu kima. Fondoe nun faxamui na e bɛ boresuxu kima bariboreya fanyi kui.


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)

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Information about the Susu language

Mande languages

Bambara, Busa, Kpelle, Loma, Mandinka, Maninka, Mano, Mende, Soninke, Susu, Vai

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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