Mokpwe

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bakpwe, Bakwedi, Bakwele, Bakweri, Bekwiri, Kwedi, Kweli, Kwili, Kwiri, Mokpe, Ujuwa, Vakweli, Vambeng
Population

32,200 (1982 SIL).

Location

South West Region, Fako division, Muyuka, Tiko, Buea, and Limbe subdivisions.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Most also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes] or Duala [dua].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Literature may serve Wumboko [bqm], Bubia [bbx], and Isu [szv]. Dictionary. Bible portions: 2009.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.