Mangetti Dune !Xung

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A language of Namibia

Alternate Names
!Ku, !Kung
Population

500 in Namibia (2010 A. Miller).

Location

Mangetti Dune and Omtaku. Also in South Africa.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Similar to Ekoka !Xung [knw].

Language Use

Home. Also use English [eng] and Afrikaans [afr] in more formal domains.

Language Development
Radio programs.
Other Comments

The older speakers originally resided in Angola, but fled Angola due to the civil war. Some of the speakers left Namibia at Namibian Independence to continue their employment with the South African defence force in South Africa.