Oroko

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bakundu-Balue, Oroko-East, Oroko-West
Population

106,000 (2000).

Location

South West Region, Meme division, southwestern corner of Kumba subdivision, all but eastern edge of Konye subdivision, northern two-thirds of Mbonge subdivision; Ndian division, most of Mundemba subdivision, except eastern edge, most of Ekondo-Titi subdivision, Dikome Balue subdivision.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bima, Ekombe (Bekombo, Ekumbe), Lokoko (Bakoko, Koko), Lokundu (Bakundu, Bawo, Bekunde, Kundu, Lakundu, Nkundu), Lolue (Babue, Balue, Barue, Lue, Western Kundu), Londo (Balondo Ba Diko, Balondo Ba Nanga, Lundu), Longolo (Ngolo), Lotanga (Batanga, Dotanga), Mbonge. The Batanga dialect is distinct from Batanga [bnm] (Banoho) and the Batanga dialect of Caka [ckx]; the Bakoko dialect is distinct from Bakoko [bkh].

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
Bible portions: 2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.