Languages Spoken by Peace Corps Volunteers

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==Africa==
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'''Fon''' (native name ''Fɔngbè'') is part of the [[Gbe languages|Gbe]] language cluster and belongs to the [[Kwa languages|Kwa]] sub-family of the [[Niger-Congo languages]]. Fon is spoken mainly in [[Benin]] by approximately 1.7 million speakers. Like the other Gbe languages, Fon is an [[analytic language]] with an [[Subject Verb Object|SVO]] basic word order.
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'''[[Benin]]'''
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==External links==
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[[Adja]] , [[Bariba]] , [[Biali]] , [[Dendi]] , [[Ditemari]] , [[Fon]] , [[French]] , [[Fulfulde]] , [[Goun]] , [[Lokpa]] , [[Mina]] , [[Nagot]] , [[Sola]] , [[Yoruba (Nagot)]]
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* [http://www.fon-is-fun.org/ Fon is Fun!]
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* [http://perso.wanadoo.fr/langue.fongbe/ La langue Fongbe du Bénin]
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* [http://www.fon.eu Fon.eu - The Fon People]
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* [http://fongbe.blogspot.com The first blog totally in Fongbe. An access to a Fongbe forum is given]
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'''[[Botswana]]'''
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[[Category:Languages]]
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[[Setswana]]
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'''[[Burkina Faso]]'''
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[[Bissa]] , [[French]] , [[Fulfulde]] , [[Gulmancema]] , [[Jula]] , [[Karunfe]] , [[Lobiri]] , [[Lyele]] , [[Mooré]]
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'''[[Cameroon]]'''
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[[Bamun]] , [[Bulu]] , [[Pidgin English]] , [[Fang]] , [[French]] , [[Fulfulde]] , [[Ghom alà]] , [[Hausa]]
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'''[[Cape Verde]]'''
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[[CV Criolo]] , [[Portuguese]]
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'''[[Ethiopia]]'''
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[[Amharic]] , [[Afaan Oromo]] , [[Tigrigna]]
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'''[[The Gambia]]'''
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[[Jola]] , [[Mandinka]] , [[Pulaar]] , [[Sarahule]] , [[Sererr]] , [[Wolof]]
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'''[[Ghana]]'''
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[[Buli]] , [[Guruni]] , [[Dagare]] , [[Dagbani]] , [[Dangme]] , [[Ewe]] , [[Fanté]] , [[Ga]] , [[Gonja]] , [[Hausa]] , [[Kasem]] , [[Kusaal]] , [[Mampruli]] , [[Moar]] , [[Nankam]] , [[Nzema]] , [[Sisaali]] , [[Taleni]] , [[Twi]] , [[Waale]] , [[Wassa]]
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'''[[Guinea]]'''
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[[French]] , [[Maninka]] , [[Pular]] , [[Soussou]] , [[Toma]]
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'''[[Kenya]]'''
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[[Kalenjin]] , [[Kenyan Sign Language]] , [[Kikuyu]] , [[Kiswahili]] , [[Luo]] , [[Luyha]]
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'''[[Lesotho]]'''
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[[Sesotho]]
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'''[[Madagascar]]'''
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[[French]] , [[Malagasy]]
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'''[[Malawi]]'''
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[[Chichewa]] , [[Chilomwe]] , [[Chisena]] , [[Chitonga]] , [[Chitumbuka]] , [[Chiyao]]
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'''[[Mali]]'''
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[[Bambara]] , [[Bomu]] , [[Dogon]] , [[French]] , [[Fulfulde]] , [[Khassonke]] , [[Malinke]] , [[Minianka]] , [[Senoufou]] , [[Sonrai]] , [[Soninke]]
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'''[[Mauritania]]'''
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[[Arabic]] , [[French]] , [[Hassynia]] , [[Pulaar]] , [[Soninke]] , [[Wolof]]
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'''[[Mozambique]]'''
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[[Chopi]] , [[Sena]] , [[Shona]] , [[Nyanja]] , [[Tonga]] , [[Makhuwa]] , [[Makonde]] , [[Ndau]] , [[Portuguese]] , [[Ronga]] , [[Shangana]] , [[Tsonga]] , [[Tswa]]
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'''[[Namibia]]'''
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[[Afrikaans]] , [[Damara/Nama]] , [[Oshikwanyama]] , [[Oshindonga]] , [[Otji Herero]] , [[Rukwangali]]
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'''[[Niger]]'''
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[[French]] , [[Fulfulde]] , [[Hausa]] , [[Kanuri]] , [[Tamasheq]] , [[Zarma]]
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'''[[Senegal]]'''
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[[French]] , [[Fula Kunda]] , [[Jaxanke]] , [[Mandinka]] , [[Pulaar du Nord]] , [[Pula Fuuta]] , [[Seereer]] , [[Wolof]]
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'''[[South Africa]]'''
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[[Isi Ndebele]] , [[Isi Zulu]] , [[Sepedi (Northern Sotho)]] , [[Setswana]] , [[Siswati]] , [[Afrikaans]] , [[Venda]], Xitsonga
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'''[[Swaziland]]'''
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[[Siswati]] , [[Xitsonga]] , [[Zulu]]
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'''[[Tanzania]]'''
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[[Kiswahili]]
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'''[[Togo]]'''
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[[Akebou]] , [[Akposso]] , [[Balanka]] , [[Bassar]] , [[Bissa]] , [[Ewe/Watchi]] , [[French]] , [[Gourma]] , [[Haoussa]] , [[Ifè (Ana)]] , [[Kabiyé]] , [[Kabole]] , [[Komkonba]] , [[Kotokoli]] , [[Lamba]] , [[Mina]] , [[Moba]] , [[Naodem (Losso)]] , [[Tamberm]] , [[Tchamba]] , [[Tchokossi (Anoufo)]]
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'''[[Uganda]]'''
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[[Ateso]] , [[Dhopadhola]] , [[Luganda]] , [[Lugwere]] , [[Lumasaaba]] , [[Lusoga]] , [[Runyakore]] , [[Runyole]] , [[Runyoro-Rutoro]] , [[Uhopadhola]] , [[Zambia]] , [[Bemba]] , [[Kaonde]] , [[Lunda]] , [[Nyanja]] , [[Tonga]] , [[Tumbuta]]
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==Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia==
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'''[[Albania]]'''
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[[Albanian]]
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'''[[Armenia]]'''
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[[Armenian]]
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'''[[Azerbaijan]]'''
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[[Azerbaijani (Azeri)]]
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'''[[Bulgaria]]'''
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[[Bulgarian]]
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'''[[Cambodia]]'''
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[[Khmer]]
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'''[[China]]'''
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[[Mandarin]]
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'''[[Georgia]]'''
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[[Georgian]]
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'''[[Jordan]]'''
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[[Arabic]]
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'''[[Kazakhstan]]'''
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[[Kazakh]] , [[Russian]]
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'''[[Kyrgyz Republic]]'''
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[[Kyrgyz]] , [[Russian]]
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'''[[Macedonia]]'''
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[[Albanian]] , [[Macedonian]]
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'''[[Moldova]]'''
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[[Romanian]] , [[Russian]]
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'''[[Mongolia]]'''
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[[Kazakh]] , [[Mongolian]]
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'''[[Morocco]]'''
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[[Arabic]] , [[French]] , [[Tamazight]] , [[Tashelheet]]
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'''[[Philippines]]'''
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[[Aklanon]] , [[Asi]] , [[Bilol]] , [[Bikol-Albay]] , [[Bikol-Naga]] , [[Cebuano]] , [[Hiligaynon]] , [[Ilonggo]] , [[Loocnon]] , [[Romblomanon]] , [[Sorsoganon]] , [[Tagalog]] , [[Waray-waray]]
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'''[[Romania]]'''
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[[Hungarian]] , [[Romanian]]
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'''[[Thailand]]'''
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[[Thai]]
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'''[[Turkmenistan]]'''
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[[Russian]] , [[Turkmen]]
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'''[[Ukraine]]'''
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[[Russian]] , [[Ukrainian]]
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==INTER-AMERICA AND THE PACIFIC==
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'''[[Belize]]'''
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[[Creole]] , [[Spanish]]
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'''[[Bolivia]]'''
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[[Ayamara]] , [[Guarani]] , [[Quechua]] , [[Spanish]]
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'''[[Costa Rica]]'''
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[[Spanish]]
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'''[[Dominican Republic]]'''
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[[Haitian Creole]] , [[Spanish]]
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'''[[Eastern Caribbean]]'''
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[[English Creole]] , [[French Creole (Kweyol)]]
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'''[[Ecuador]]'''
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[[Kichwa]] , [[Spanish]]
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'''[[El Salvador]]'''
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[[Spanish]]
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'''[[Fiji]]'''
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[[Fijian]] , [[Hindustani]]
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'''[[Guatemala]]'''
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[[Kakchiquel]] , [[Kek’chi]] , [[Spanish]]
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'''[[Guyana]]'''
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[[Creole]]
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'''[[Honduras]]'''
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[[Spanish]]
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'''[[Jamaica]]'''
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[[Patois]]
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'''[[Kiribati]]'''
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[[I-Kiribati]]
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'''[[Mexico]]'''
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[[Spanish]]
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'''[[Micronesia and Palau]]'''
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[[Kosraean]] , [[Mortlockeese]] , [[Nukuoro]] , [[Palauan]] , [[Pohnepeian]] , [[Ulithian]] , [[Yapese]]
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'''[[Nicaragua]]'''
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[[Spanish]]
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'''[[Panama]]'''
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[[Embera]] , [[Kuna]] , [[Ngobe]] , [[Spanish]] , [[Wounaan]]
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'''[[Paraguay]]'''
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[[Guaraní]] , [[Spanish]]
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'''[[Peru]]'''
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[[Quechua]] , [[Spanish]]
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'''[[Samoa]]'''
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[[Samoan]]
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'''[[Suriname]]'''
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[[Aucan]] , [[Dutch]] , [[Ndjuka]] , [[Saramaccan]] , [[Sranan Tongo]]
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'''[[Tonga]]'''
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[[Tongan]]
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'''[[Vanuatu]]'''
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[[Bislama]]
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==External Links==
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[http://www.peacecorps.gov/multimedia/pdf/policies/peacecorps_cbj_2008.pdf Congressional Budget Justification 2008] Peace Corps website (PDF, 47MB)
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Latest revision as of 06:35, 15 October 2013

Fon (native name Fɔngbè) is part of the Gbe language cluster and belongs to the Kwa sub-family of the Niger-Congo languages. Fon is spoken mainly in Benin by approximately 1.7 million speakers. Like the other Gbe languages, Fon is an analytic language with an SVO basic word order.

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