Kol

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bekol, Bikele, Bikele-Bikay, Bikele-Bikeng, Bokol
Population

12,000 (2007 B. Henson). 1,000 in Bikeng.

Location

East region: Upper Nyong division, Messamena subdivision, on both sides of the Nyong river.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bikeng, Kol North, Kol South. Part of language chain together with Makaa [mcp] and Koonzime [ozm].

Language Use

Also use Bulu [bum], Koonzime [ozm], Makaa [mcp].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.