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.

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%. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1993.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

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