Sari

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Akweto, Nsari, Pesaa, Saari, Sali
Population

7,000 (2001 SIL).

Location

North West Region, Donga-Mantung division, Misaje subdivision, both sides of Ring Road between Misaje and Nkambe: Mbissa, Kamine, and Akweto villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Member of the Eastern Beboid subgroup. Lexical similarity: 84% with Ncane [ncr].

Language Use

All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes], English [eng], Ncane [ncr]. Used as L2 by Naami [bzv].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 0%. Literacy program started in 2011. Schooling is in English.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].