Vengo

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Babungo, Nge, Ngo, Nguu, Ngwa, Pengo, Vengi, Vengoo
Population

27,000 (2008 SIL).

Location

North West region: Ngo Ketunjia division, Ndop subdivision, north of Ndop on Ndop plain, Babungo village.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Wushi [bse] and Kenswei-Nsei [ndb].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Basic literacy materials. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1993.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Vengoo. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.