Wushi

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Babessi, Cho’ Wushike, Pesii, Sii, Vesi
Population

25,000 (2008 SIL).

Location

North West Region, Ngo Ketunjia division, Babessi subdivision, east of Ndop, Babessi village.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Vengo [bav], Kenswei-Nsei [ndb], and Bamunka [bvm].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Cameroon Pidgin [wes].

Language Development
Radio programs.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].

Other Comments

Ethnic autonym: Wushi. Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.