Tonjon language

Native to Ivory Coast
Ethnicity Djimini people
Extinct (date missing)
  • Mande

    • Western Mande
      • Central
        • Manding–Jogo
          • Jogo–Jeri
Language codes
ISO 639-3 tjn
Glottolog tonj1246[1]

Tonjon is an extinct Mande language once spoken by blacksmiths among the Djimini Senoufo of Ivory Coast. It was closely related to Ligbi, another blacksmith language.


  1. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tonjon". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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