Cuvok

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Tchouvok
Population

5,000 (Dieu and Renaud 1983), increasing.

Location

Far North Region, Mayo-Tsanaga division, Mokolo subdivision, Tchouvok area, Matakam South canton, near Zamay.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Home, village, market. All ages. Positive attitudes. Limited use of Fulfulde [fub] with outsiders and French [fra] by the few who have gone to school. Most do not know nearby languages well (Mefele [mfj], Mofu-Gudur [mif], Mafa [maf]).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%. Used informally in education. Radio programs. Grammar. Bible portions.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion, Muslim.