Bati

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Bati Ba Ngong, Bati de Brousse
Population

800 (1975 census).

Location

Littoral Region, Sanaga-Maritime division, Ndom subdivision, Bati canton, 4 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

All ages. Most older Bati adults were educated in Basaa [bas] and understand it; Basaa is used in church. Children up to 14 years old are exposed to French [fra] for primary education. Markets are in Bakoko [bkh]- and Yambassa [yas]-speaking areas, so that languages are used. Basaa [bas] is used in church. Children up to 14 years old are exposed to French [fra] for primary education. Markets are in Nugunu [yas]-speaking areas, so that language is used.