Kamwe

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Higgi, Higi, Hiji, Vacamwe
Population

300,000 (1992).

Location

Adamawa State, Michika LGA, Mandara mountains.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Dakwa (Bazza), Futu, Humsi, Modi, Nkafa, Sina, Tili Pte. Reportedly similar to Psikye [kvj] and Hya [hya] of Cameroon.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Sukur [syk].

Language Development
Primary schools. People in lowland towns have more education. NT: 1975–1999.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], used since 1975.

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.