Balo

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A language of Cameroon

Population

2,230 (2000).

Location

South West Region, Manyu division, Akwaya subdivision.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 60% with Osatu [ost], 40% with Ipulo [ass] and Caka [ckx], 35% with Esimbi [ags] and Mesaka [iyo].

Language Use

Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes].

Language Development
Literacy is in English.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.