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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Awa, Furu
Population

8 (1986 R. Breton).

Location

North West Region, Menchum division, Furu-Awa subdivision, Furu-Awa and Furu-Nangwa villages.

Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

None known. May be Jukunoid. Lexical similarity: 10% with Jukun languages, 7%–8% with Beboid languages.

Language Use

Older adults at reunions. Also use Jukun Takum [jbu].

Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Ethnonym: formerly, Awa.