Giziga, South

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Gisiga, Gisika, Guiziga
Population

60,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Far North Region, Diamare and Kaele divisions, in Diamare plains, southwest of Maroua.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Mi Mijivin (Giziga de Midjivin), Muturami (Giziga de Moutouroua, Loulou, Muturua, Muturwa), Rum.

Language Use

Cameroon Pidgin [wes] is also used. Low proficiency in Jukun [jbu].

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Poetry. Bible: 2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.