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Some countries are neatly demarcated along linguistic lines—you can (mostly) observe this across Europe, with most people in countries like France, Germany, and Poland, for instance, speaking French, German, and Polish, respectively, as their native language. Such countries are mostly unified through a single language, with minority languages truly minor. But most African countries are different—and in many cases, there is no one dominant language. That’s the backdrop against which the minority African language of Konobo finds itself.


Konobo is alternatively known as Eastern Krahn, distinguishing itself from Western Krahn and Sapo (Southern Krahn). It has more than 100,000 native speakers, which is a sizable community, even if it doesn’t seem so big compared to major languages like English or French. Naturally, most Konobo speakers have learned the national lingua franca of their respective countries in order to participate in broader society, but Konobo still enjoys vigorous use in its local communities. Still, most translation companies don’t cater to the language, so we at TranslationServices.com have decided to make a difference with our new Konobo translation services.


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Let’s discover the identity of Konobo (Eastern Krahn).

The vast majority of Konobo speakers are citizens of Liberia, a small country tucked away in the southwestern corner of West Africa. A minority of speakers also live a bit further east in Côte d’Ivoire, although most Krahn speakers in Côte d’Ivoire speak Western Krahn, which ironically means that Eastern Krahn is geographically further west than Western Krahn. Konobo is closely related to Western Krahn, Sapo, and several other languages that form the Wee dialect continuum, including Wobé, Guéré (or Wè), Nyabwa, Glaro, Twabo, Daho, and Doo.


Zooming out further, we find that Konobo belongs to the Kru grouping of languages in Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire, which itself is a part of the Niger–Congo language family. Given the stark differences between Kru languages and other Niger–Congo languages, however, some linguists believe it’s an independent language family. Konobo’s grammar is complex and completely different from that of English—for example, it often expresses adjectives as verbs (e.g., a verb meaning “to be big” rather than the adjective “big”)—which can present challenges to translators. That’s why you should work with native-speaking Konobo translators—that’s who we hire.


Konobo translation services that exceed your expectations

We care about quality, no matter what kind of translation projects our clients come to us with. Whether you’re in Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, or anywhere else in the world, you can rely on our proud, native-speaking Konobo translators to provide high-quality, accurate translation services both to and from this important African minority language. If you’re looking for a particular dialect, simply tell us, and we’ll try to match you with a translator who speaks your dialect of choice or who is from the region you specify.


What if you have translation needs that touch on esoteric subject matter or niche specialties? Our team is diverse and well rounded, so don’t hesitate to ask. We have academic translators to assist any professors, students, researchers, educators, or others who need academic translation services in any number of fields. We have business translators who can help business owners, entrepreneurs, CEOs, marketers, and other professionals with translating internal company documents and marketing collateral alike. We have literary translators passionate about aiding novelists, poets, screenwriters, bloggers, and other writers with translating their creative works to or from Konobo, carving out new audiences in different parts of the world. If you want a translator with knowledge in a particular area, let us know—we can’t make any guarantees, but we’ll always try to accommodate your requests.


Our Konobo translators are eager to help you break down language barriers. Why not place your first order today?

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