Fon is a language spoken in Benin, and is the native language of the Fon people. It is a member of the Niger-Congo language family, and is closely related to other languages spoken in the region, such as Yoruba and Edo. Fon has a complex tonal system, and uses a unique writing system called Vèvè. This writing system is based on geometric shapes, and is used to write sacred texts, as well as other documents. Fon is spoken by approximately 1.7 million people, and is the official language of Benin. It is also used as a lingua franca in the country, as many people speak it as a second language. Fon is a rich and vibrant language, with a long history and unique culture. If you are interested in learning more about this fascinating language, there are many resources available online and in print.

Language group

Atlantic-Congo languages

Language locales, regions and scripts

Fon, Benin, Latin
Fon, Latin
Fon, Benin