Ipulo

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Assumbo, Asumbo, Badzumbo
Population

2,500 (1990 SIL).

Location

South West Region, Manyu division, Akwaya subdivision, southeast of Akwaya.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Etongo, Olulu, Tinta. Lexical similarity: 90% between the Olulu and Tinta dialects, 60% with Eman [emn], 50% with Caka [ckx], 40% with Balo [bqo] and Osatu [ost], 35% with Esimbi [ags].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Caka [ckx], Cameroon Pidgin [wes], Eman [emn]. Used as L2 by Eman [emn].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1998.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.